IT Network Specialist

Employment opportunities for Network Specialists are expected to grow dramatically. Main factors in the rising demand include the necessity of sharing information and resources, the exponential growth of networks and client/server environments, and the need for IT specialists who can problem-solve. Be a part of an exciting time in Information Technology with our IT Network Specialist program.

Program Description

ICOHS College prepares each student to install, repair, and configure PC computers, Cisco routers and switches. You will gain the necessary skills to troubleshoot wired and wireless networks and operating systems such as Windows 10 and Linux. Become adapt at securing the operating system by learning skills such as how to combat malware, viruses, and worms. After each course you will have the opportunity to attain CompTIA Security +, A+, N+, Linux + and CCNA certifications.

Is a Career in IT Right for You?

Take the "ICOHS IT Career Training Readiness Quiz"

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions for which you are best suited. Get your IT Career Training Readiness score now!


Career Outcomes

  • Network Engineer 3
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • CCNA Network Engineer
  • Network Technician

2016-2026 Projected National IT Career Growth*

Computer Occupations

13%

Computer User Support Specialist

11%

Computer Support Specialists

11%

Computer Network Support Specialists

8%

Network & Computer System Administrators

6%

*Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Courses

  • Intro to PC
  • Intro to Networking
  • Linux
  • Routing & Switching I
  • Routing & Switching II
  • Security Pro
  • Career Success
  • Advanced Career Development

Is a Career in IT Right for You?

Take the "ICOHS IT Career Training Readiness Quiz"

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your IT Career Training Readiness score now!