Information Technology Technician (6143)
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+ and Network.
• 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
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 21|
|CTS1110||Microcomputer Operating Systems||3|
|CTS1150||Computer Maintenance and Repair||3|
|CTS2301||UNIX Installation and Administration Using LINUX||3|
|CNT2402||Implementing and Administering Network Security||3|
|CTS2334||Local Area Networks||3|
|Total Program Credits: 21|
This program prepares students for employment as help desk and network support specialists.
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the
Information Management College Credit Certificate and 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/