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2021-2022 NOVA Catalog 
2021-2022 NOVA Catalog

Information Systems Technology: Network Engineering (Specialist), C.S.C.

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CIP Code: 11.1001

NOVA Code: 221-732-04

Offered through AL, AN, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: This program is designed to provide the student with the training necessary to obtain several different CISCO certifications as outlined below. These certifications prepare the student to install and/or configure networks, including wide area networks (WANs) and local area networks (LANs). They prepare students to optimize WANs through internet access solutions that reduce bandwidth and lower WAN costs, and provide remote access by integrating remote dial-up access with remote LAN to LAN access, as well as supporting higher levels of performance required for new applications such as internet commerce and multimedia. This career studies certificate also prepares the student to sit for the CISCO Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification exam.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

One Year

Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Network Engineering (Specialist): 16 credits

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

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