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Awards - Cisco Network Administrator
Title
Cisco Network Administrator 
Award Certificate 
Total Credits for Award 27.00 
Admission Requirements

Students are accepted into this program for fall, spring and summer terms.

Courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

 
Program Description

MCTC's Cisco Network Administrator Certificate is part of the college's Computer Support and Network Administration program. This certificate provides a comprehensive, industry-focused training on network support and Internet technologies. This fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in network administration, client/server installation and support and database implementation. Instructors with business and industry experience guide you through this program that will give you a leg up in this exciting industry.

 
Program Learning Outcome #1 Develop professional skills including communication, customer service, and teamwork 
Program Learning Outcome #2 Create and configure systems; selecting appropriate tools to use 
Program Learning Outcome #3 Maintain systems 
Program Learning Outcome #4 Develop troubleshooting and problem solving skills 
Program Learning Outcome #5 Prepare students for ongoing study and professional development in the IT industry 

Course Requirements: First Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 ITEC 1005

 Preparing for IT

 1.00

 ITEC 1100

 Information Technology Concepts

 2.00

 ITEC 1110

 Information Technology Skills

 2.00

 ITEC 1250

 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

 3.00

 ITEC 1425

 Data Communications

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 12.00

 

 
Course Requirements: Second Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 ITEC 2710 Or

 ITEC 1475

 Microsoft Network Administration

 Linux System Administration

 4.00

 ITEC 2880

 CISCO Network Administration

 4.00

 ITEC 2890

 Firewall Implementation and Management

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose one course from MnTC Goal Area 1

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

General Education Courses (3 Credits):

To complete the Cisco Network Administrator Certificate, students are required to successfully complete three credits of General Education coursework from MnTC Goal Area 1.