Network Engineer: Certificate
Secure a bright future.
Add network engineering to your computer skills, and get on a path to a great career that pays.
The Network Engineer certificate program teaches you to design, install, maintain, and repair local area (LAN) networks in residential, business, government, and industrial environments. More emphasis is spent on designing and security systems than in the Network Administrator certificate.
This 27-credit-hour program can be completed in as little as two full-time semesters. Courses include instruction in networking administration, configuration, internet programming, and microprocessors. The program also includes Windows, Cisco, and Visual Basic programming courses.
Demand for information technology (IT) workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks. The S.C. annual mean wage is $53,060 for computer network support specialists and $72,360 for administrators, according to 2017 reports from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pay can increase substantially with time and experience.
Certify Your Skills
The coursework prepares students for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate.
Accreditation & Accolades
Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Collegesto award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.
What People Are Saying
“The Network Engineer Certificate will prepare any student for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification exam.”
FAQs & Additional Informationtoggle all
Tuition: 27 credits x $190 per credit = $5,130.
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.
*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.
The program is a great fit for those who:
• Have attention to detail.
• Enjoy problem solving.
• Are comfortable working with computers.
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