Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Networking is designed for those individuals who are recent high school graduates or for individuals in the labor force who are seeking entry-level jobs in the area of networking.
Occupational Objectives: Network Specialist, Network Technician, and Network Administrator.
Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. Students are urged to consult with counselors or faculty advisors in planning their programs. Students seeking a network certificate should discuss their needs with an IST advisor before registering.