The networking specialist certificate consists of a core of courses which provide job entry skills in the area of computer networks. This certificate can also be the foundation for advancement to higher level positions in an expanding field. Instruction includes hands-on system experience. This certificate is an expansion of the Networking certificate that adds training in network operating systems and general information systems theory.
Networking specialists are involved in the installation, use and maintenance of computer networks. They may set up the physical infrastructure for a network, use network operating systems to administrate and maintain network services, ranging from LANs to Internet services.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6208;
Alan Pfeifer, Dean of Information Services, 815/835-6218.
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Estimated Program Cost
|Tuition and Fees||$2,170.00||$5,310.00||$5,870.00|
|Room and Board||$6,228.00||$6,228.00||$6,228.00|
|Books and Supplies||$1,037.20||$1,037.20||$1,037.20|
|Completion rate at 100%||1||0||1|
|Completion rate at 150%||0||0||0|
Job Placement Rate: N/A
- Median loan debt for completers
- Title IV loan debt
- Private loan debt
- Institutional debt