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Business Division
Certificate M0810

The CIS Professional in Telecommunications 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, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will assist students in preparing for industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP and Cisco CCNA. Opportunities available upon completion of the certificate program include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.

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    • Computer Network Support Specialists

      Computer Network Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1231.00

      Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), cloud networks, servers, and other data communications networks. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $28.39

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $76,009.48
      Annual Job Openings
      1,347

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

      Network and Computer Systems Administrators

      SOC Career Code: 15-1244.00

      Install, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.71

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $105,595.79
      Annual Job Openings
      2,361

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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