Information Systems Technology - Network Administration CSC
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Information Systems Technology - Network Administration

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: The Network Administration Career Studies Certificate provides the student with a broad background in networking technologies, administration, and support.  The material presented in this certificate will help prepare students for the CompTIA A+ Certification and the CompTIA Network+ Certification.  It is recommended that students complete the A+ Certification before the Network+ Certification.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Hardware technician; Entry-level help desk technician; Entry-level technical support.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES:  The Network Administration Career Studies Certificate will fulfill the IT concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.

Students must attain the grade of "C" or higher in IT courses taken for this certificate.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.







ITN 106

Microcomputer Operating Systems



ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting 3


ITP 100 Software Design 3


ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3


ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3


ITN 170 Linux System Administration 3


ITN 200 Administration of Network Resources 3


ITN 254 Virtual Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration 4


ITN 298 Seminar and Project: Networking Capstone 4


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Name Program Email Phone
Ihab AbuZayda Network Administration CSC 804/523-5655
Londo Andrews Network Administration CSC 804/523-5753
Anthony Burruss Network Administration CSC 804/523-5588
Barbara Comfort Network Administration CSC 804/523-5311
Robert Dust Network Administration CSC 804/523-5501
Charles Reynolds Network Administration CSC 804/523-5529
William Ruffin Network Administration CSC 804/523-5611
Amanda Shelton Network Administration CSC 804/523-5310
Catherine Thomas Network Administration CSC 804/523-5072


Common Job Titles1: Computer Network Specialist; IT Consultant (Information Technology Consultant); Network Engineer; Network Specialist; Network Support Specialist; Network Technical Analyst; Network Technician; Personal Computer Network Analyst; Senior IT Assistant (Senior Information Technology Assistant); Systems Specialist

Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 959

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $45,000 - $76,600

1 This program may prepare you for one or more of the listed jobs; however, graduates may not be qualified for all of the jobs listed in this section.

Reynolds Community College makes every attempt to provide students with the best, most accurate information possible. The data was sourced from external agencies (O*NET and JobsEQ) on January 29, 2020.