Earn a Systems Networking Certificate

With our industry-driven the Systems Networking certificate program is designed to address the needs of businesses and organizations within the local community.

The field of Information Technology is growing regionally, and the need for certified technicians is advancing at a rapid rate. This course of study will provide the training required to install, configure, and operate simple routed LANs and WANs, and to prepare for the Cisco™ Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The program also provides the essential knowledge and skills required for employment in the Networking portion of the Information Technology field.

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Why Pursue a Systems Networking Certificate

With the one-year Blue Ridge CTC’s Systems Networking Certificate, students earn valuable knowledge to troubleshoot and repair desktop personal computers, install, maintain and manage Windows desktop operating systems, and manage, install, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows Server implementations. These additional courses will be mapped to the exam objectives for the Microsoft associate-level Windows Server domain administration exam. The Systems Networking Certificate students:

    • Learn transferable networking skills.
    • Prepare for the Certified Cisco Networking Associate (CCNA) exam.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
    • Explore elective options to align the course with your career goals.

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Median Pay $90,520 per year

For various jobs like: Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Technician, as predicted by BLS.


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Become Career Ready With Systems Networking Certificate

Can you see yourself as a successful Network and Computers Systems administrator? Our Systems Networking Certificate teaches students in-demand skills through an industry-focused curriculum required to enter the field of Networking; students should possess a combination of technical skills , soft skills, and foundational knowledge.

Throughout this program, students learn the latest workforce-ready technical skills, knowledge, competencies, and professional aptitude required in day-to-day as a Network Configuration & Management, TCP/IP Protocols, Routing and Switching, Network Security, Wireless  Networking, Troubleshooting…

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

With a Blue Ridge CTC Systems Networking Certificate, students learn hands-on skills necessary to design, implement, and manage computer networks

This program delivers students a practical understanding of the Systems Networking Certificate. The curriculum helps students to learn:

    • Networking Fundamentals
    • TCP/IP Protocols
    • Routing & Switching
    • Network Security
    • Wireless Networking
    • Network Administration
    • Network Design and Implementation
    • Cloud Computing
    • Virtualization

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