Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62794-9256

Networking Administration Certificate of Completion

Program Details

The Networking Administration Certificate of Completion is an occupational program offered by Lincoln Land Community College in Illinois. This program is intended for individuals who have an interest in acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in operating computer network systems. The subjects taught in this program focus mostly on the Cisco Network and touches on competencies in operating systems, the Microsoft Server, and Novell.

The required courses for this program are: CNC 115 Cisco Academy Discovery I, CNC 125 Cisco Academy Discovery II, CTC 125 Cisco IT Essentials I, CNC 142 Novell CAN, CNC Introduction to Microsoft Server, and CTC Micro Operating Systems for Tech Users. All together these classes are worth 19.5 credit hours. The recommended sequence is:

  •  First Semester: CNC 115, CTC 125 
  • Second Semester: CNC 142, CNC 240, CNC125 
  • Final Semester: CTC 220

These courses prepare the student for certification exams such as the CCNA exam, Comp TIA A+, the Novell CNA standardized test, etc.

Three of these classes focus on Cisco networks. CNC 115, Cisco Academy Discovery I, is the introductory class on the design, installation, and operation of networks for homes and small businesses. CNC 125 goes a step further by introducing advanced concepts of network systems. CTC 125, Cisco IT Essentials, teaches the student about computer system assembly, hardware fundamentals, fundamentals of a network, and physical components of a network.

This online degree program from Lincoln Land Community College is a practical and convenient solution to students who lack the ability to access traditional education opportunities. Because of changes in federal guidelines prospective students of Lincoln Land Community College should be aware that only permanent residents of Illinois are able enroll in this program. Some exceptions can be made.

Program Overview:

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    100% Online
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Illinois Residents Only

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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