Credits Required for Graduation: 17
The CISCO Network Technician program provides comprehensive, project-based training in computer network design, set-up, maintenance, troubleshooting, and administration. Students participate in hands-on projects which provide experimental learning, while preparing for the CISCO certification exam. This exam, given at the completion of two semesters, determines if the student is fully qualified to work as a CISCO Certified Network Associate. Throughout the two semesters, students are learning about network operations and management.
Upon completion of this program, students will be trained and ready for a career in a field experiencing critical shortages and high income potential. The Minnesota Department of Employment projects an increase of 32-50% for computer network specialists through 2014.