Program Overview

This 12 credit-hour certificate program provides students with experience in Cisco, Linux, Microsoft, and network security administration. These courses will help students prepare for Cisco CCNA, CompTIA, Linux+ and Security+, and Microsoft MTA certification exams, as well as qualify for entry-level jobs as network support specialists. Students must have CompTIA+ and Network+ certification or similar experience before specializing in network administration. See the Networking Fundamentals Certificate for entry-level courses.

Program Requirements


NET 240 Linux Fundamentals 3
NET 260 Windows Server Administration 3
NET 270 Cisco Networking (CCNA) 3
NET 280 Network Security Fundamentals 3

Gainful Employment

Harper College provides the following information to comply with the U.S. Department of Education.

Credit Hours SOC Code In-District Tuition* Out-of-District Tuition* Out-of-State Tuition* Books Estimate Only* Institutional Fees* Course Supply Fees* Total Cost (in-district-tuition)* 2011 On-Time Completion Rate 2011 Job Placement Rates Median Loan Debt 2010/2011
12 151071 $1,302.00 $4,386.00 $5,292.00 $100.00 $289.00 $170.00 $1,861.00 UN UN N/A

UN = Data unavailable at this time.

N/A = the program does not meet minimum requirements for disclosure.

* = Effective Summer 2013

Last Updated: 2/11/14