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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Specialist Certificate

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The Network Specialist College Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a local area network (LAN) administrator. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to design, implement and manage local area network clients and servers.

The students will be trained utilizing industry standards, business platforms and operating systems. To enable the student to work effectively in modern business environments, the program stresses the development of skills in written and oral communication, human relations, management and business operations. Course work in this program articulates into the Associate in Science Degree in Networking Services Technology.

Those Who Complete the Network Specialist Certificate Program May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $24,086 ($11.58 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $25,067 ($17.34 per hour). *

There are approximately 54 annual openings in Edison State’s service district. **

*Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2008

** 2007-2008 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Entry level LAN Administrator
  • Entry level Network Specialist
  • Network Support Technician

Ccourse Prerequisites:

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this Catalog.

Program Prerequisites:


General Education Requirements

Any college level mathematics 3 Credits

Total: 3

Total: 27

Total Credit Hours: 30


Electives may be selected from any Accounting, Business, Computer or Drafting and Design courses.

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