Learn more about this program at the next Business, Trades, and Technology Program Open House on February 16, 2023

Overview

The Network Administration and Security certificate is designed to prepare participants with foundation level skills for a job in computer networking. Students are prepared for CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+), Microsoft MCP, and Cisco CCENT.

This 30-credit certificate seamlessly transfer to the Network Administration and Cybersecurity AAS and Diploma degrees.

View Catalog or Request Info

Program Features

  • Lake Superior College is a designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). LSC is the only two-year community and technical college in the Minnesota to earn this designation.
  • Training lab simulates work environments and specific cybersecurity challenges in industries such as healthcare, government, transportation, and more.

Center for Cybersecurity

The LSC Center for Cybersecurity was established to provide a broad range of system security and information assurance services for local businesses and the community at large. The Center will provide students with real-world learning experiences in cybersecurity education through several business and government partnerships.

Employment Opportunities

Students completing this degree and related certificate(s) can apply for jobs as: Computer User Support, Systems Analyst, Network/Systems Administrator, Information Security Analysts, Network/Systems Support, and Computer Network Support Specialists. In addition, students can sit for the following industry certifications:

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Security+

Visit cyberseek.org for information on cybersecurity employment growth across the country.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Perform PC configurations and maintenance tasks, troubleshooting, and configuration for network services
  • Manage Cisco router hardware and the Cisco Internet Operating System
  • Analyze organizational networking needs, design, and implement Local Area and Wide Area Networks

Career Information

SuperStrong® Career & Interest Assessment

Find out what your interests and strengths are with this 10-minute online assessment. Then see what careers and programs at Lake Superior College may line up with them!

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

Are you ready to take the next step?

$7,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The CCNA degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Program Report

    Contact Us

    Call us at 218-733-7600

     

    First and last name (required)
    E-mail (required)
    Telephone (required)
    Message (required)


    READY TO GET STARTED?

    You may also like