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Network+ Certification

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-N10-007 certification exam

 

Classes:

Network Technician

Network+ Exam Prep

 

 

Format:

In-classroom

 

Contact Information:

Pam Karwowski

443.360.9108

pkarwowski@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.

Course Topics

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.

 

Employment

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 Certififed Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).