Information Systems Technology: Network Administration, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, NOVA Online, Woodbridge

This program provides the student with a broad background in networking technologies, administration, and support. The material presented in the certificate provides the basic knowledge covered in the Windows Server, Security+, Linux+ and Network+ Certification. It is recommended that students complete the A+ Certification before the Network+ Certification.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
Choose One
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy
Choose One
ITN 100 Introduction to Telecommunications 3
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts
Total 6
2nd Semester
Choose One
ITN 170 Linux System Administration 3
ITN 171 UNIX I
ITN 200 Administration of Network Resources 3
ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3
Total 9
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 15
One Year Credits
1st Semester
Choose One
ITE
115
3
Information Literacy
ITE
119
Choose One
ITN
100
3
ITN
101
Total 6
2nd Semester
Choose One
ITN
170
3
ITN
171
ITN
200
3
ITN
260
3
Total 9
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 15

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

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