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Network+

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Advance from an A+ certified technician and take your IT career or cybersecurity path to
the next level.

Network+ certification is an industry-wide, globally recognized credential that employers seek when hiring network professionals. The CompTIA Network+ certification training helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. Certification offers employers an independent, third-party validation of the knowledge and skills needed to perform network installation, configuration, and administration.

Program Overview

CREDENTIAL EARNED
Network+ certification; prepares you to sit for the CompTIA® Network+ Exam-N10-008 certification exam

CompTIA® Network+ is an industry certification. The exam is not administered as a part of this course. The exam is scheduled by participants through CompTIA®. Exam vouchers are available to students at academic pricing.

NO. OF COURSES
One

TIME TO COMPLETE
72–110 Hours

CONTACT
443.360.9122
LearnIT@harford.edu

REQUIREMENTS
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED® and be A+ Certified or have equivalent experience.

 

Required Courses

Network Technician
Network+ Exam Prep

Skills Learned

  • Design and implement functional networks
  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols
  • Troubleshoot network problems
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks

What can I do when I complete this program?

Students who complete this program, may enter the workforce in careers such as network administrator, technician or installer, help desk tech or IT cable installer. Others may choose to transfer to an AAS degree or certificate program in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

Potential Careers

US Bureau of Labor Statistics says network administrators in Maryland command an average annual salary of $110,890*, with a projected growth of 4% over the next decade.

*Completion of this certificate does not guarantee this wage.

Who Teaches This Program?

Taught by experienced educator and industry professional Josh Pulaski, the Network+ curriculum uses real-life scenarios and is certified by the certifying organization. Josh has written numerous technical white papers, proposals, and articles for the U.S. Army and has briefed senior leaders on the importance of implementing and executing a comprehensive cybersecurity program. He is on the forefront of the cybersecurity industry, protecting the U.S. Army from various entities that may threaten the cyber superiority of our country. Josh holds a master's degree in Applied Information Technology and a post-graduate certificate in Information Systems Management from Towson University. His certifications include CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).