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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Advanced Network Infrastructure CCC

Advanced Network Infrastucture CCC  (6135) 

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
This college credit certificate consists of four modules. The program is designed to teach students the skills necessary to design, build, and maintain small to medium-sized networks. The knowledge gained will allow networking for the Small Office, Home Office (SOHO) market and the ability to work in small businesses or organizations with networks of fewer than 100 nodes.

Based on the Cisco Networking Academy materials, this CCC has courses in networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local-area networks, wide area networks, Open System Interconnection models, cabling, cabling tools, Cisco routers, router programming, Cisco switches, and configuring switches. This course covers the competencies for the Cisco CCNA certification.

Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;

Complete an Application for Admission, located at

Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
Approximate program length: nine months.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Loxahatchee Groves campuses.

For More Information

Professor Brent M. Ferns, Sr., Department Chair,, (561) 868-3225                                  Dr. Alireza Fazelpour,, (561) 868-3220

Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include network administration and networking infrastructure support.

Gainful Employment
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.

Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.

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