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The University of Phoenix Network + Certificate program is designed to provide you with foundational knowledge and skills for working with local area, wide area and wireless area networks. Read more about this program here.
If you enroll in this Network + Certificate program, you will have the opportunity to study the internal layouts and hardware requirements for some of the most common technical systems. The curriculum is also designed to integrate security concepts specific to LAN, WAN and W-LAN networks. Other covered topics include server/client concepts, Open Systems Interconnection and metropolitan area networks. This certificate course is available in a flexible online format.
You may have professional or recreational experience working with computers. Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
This certificate program requires the completion of nine credit hours. The following courses may be transferable to a related bachelor's degree program at the University of Phoenix.
Depending on experience and prior knowledge, individuals who have completed the Network + Certificate program may be able to seek professional certifications through industry organizations or product vendors. They may also decide to pursue a bachelor's degree. Participating in an undergraduate degree program could provide students with more in-depth knowledge of networking practices and technological trends.
Relevant bachelor's degrees that could be sought include, but are not limited to:
The University's Central Administration is located at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282-2371. Online Campus: 3157 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85034
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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