The CIS Professional in Networking program is designed to prepare students for a career in the computer networking industry. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepare students to design, implement, and manage the heterogeneous corporate network. The network administration courses emphasize network operating systems, network infrastructure and data communications. Students will acquire the skills to install and administer a Windows network, Virtualization, Active Directory, group policy, file system security, DNS, DHCP, Linux Networking, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will help students prepare for related industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP, Cisco CCNA and Red Hat RHCSA. Opportunities available upon completion of this certificate include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.