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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Network Engineer Certificate


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This career curriculum prepares technically skilled individuals in network engineering and administration. Graduates complete a comprehensive program preparing them for positions involving client needs assessment, network design, network installation and maintenance, internetwork communication and connectivity, specialized network functions, and on-site network administration. Extensive classroom work and lab experience-mirroring real-world production network scenarios -augment academic instruction. This curriculum helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and/or Cisco Certified
Network Associate (CCNA) certification exams. Completion of courses leading to the award of the network engineer certificate include 36-37 credit hours of courses, with 30-31 required credits and 6 credits of selected electives that meet the program specifications.

Microsoft Windows System Administrator (MCSA) Track: 215A


All students should review the Advising Sheet and consult an advisor.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Track: 215B


All students should review the Advising Sheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 36


Program Outcomes for the Network Engineer Certificate


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate problem solving that employs technical skills and comprehension of either networking or Microsoft Windows systems with application to current industry.
  • Demonstrate solid foundation skills and competency in a range of either networking or Microsoft Windows systems techniques.
  • Demonstrate ability, verbally and in writing, to think critically and analyze either network or Microsoft Windows systems structures.
  • Demonstrate constructive, organized work habits.
  • Demonstrate safe practices in the use of either networking or Microsoft Windows systems media and equipment.

Program Outcomes for the CCNA Track


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate problem solving that employs technical skills and comprehension of networking with application to current industry.
  • Demonstrate solid foundation skills and competency in a range of networking techniques.
  • Demonstrate ability, verbally, and in writing, to think critically and analyze network structures.
  • Demonstrate constructive, organized work habits.
  • Demonstrate safe practices in the use of network media and equipment.
  • Complete the AAS program with the necessary courses to facilitate employment in the networking industry.

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