Information Management (6136)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This college credit certificate program prepares individuals to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program. This certificate covers the core competencies for networking, but does not contain General Education requirements.
Course content includes computer hardware concepts, networking terminology, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory implementation and administration, Linux implementation and administration, and network security. These courses cover competencies for several certifications: A+, Network+, MCP and MCSA.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Approximate program length: one year.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.
For More Information
Dr. Elizabeth Horvath, horvathe@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3228
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|Required Courses||Credits: 24|
|COP1000||Introduction to Programming Logic||3|
|CTS1110||Microcomputer Operating Systems||3|
|CTS2301||UNIX Installation and Administration Using LINUX||3|
|CNT2402||Implementing and Administering Network Security||3|
|CTS2334||Local Area Networks||3|
|CTS2320||Wide Area Networks||3|
|Total Program Credits: 24|
Employment opportunities include information technology specialists, network technicians, network specialists, network managers, network systems analysts, network systems technicians, network support specialists, network administrators, network troubleshooters, help desk specialists, LAN/WAN managers, or systems administrators.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/