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.

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2016-2026 Projected National IT Career Growth*

Computer Occupations


Computer User Support Specialist


Computer Support Specialists


Computer Network Support Specialists


Network & Computer System Administrators


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

Career Outcomes

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

Program Courses

  • Intro to PC
  • Intro to Networking
  • Linux
  • Routing & Switching I
  • Routing & Switching II
  • Security Pro
  • Career Success
  • Advanced Career Development
ICOHS College, is an official partner of Cisco NetAcad for the CCNA. This allows ICOHS College to instruct all three courses for the CCNA. This includes Network Fundamentals, Routing & Switching, and Management.
ICOHS has also partnered up officially with CompTIA to offer the A+, Network+, Security+ and other certifications. Students will gain access to certain labs and boot camps, as well as on-demand instruction.
As an official partner of Microsoft Education and Learning, we can offer ICOHS students the knowledge of Windows Server, and Windows Client. Also as an official partner of Microsoft, the students get access to LinkedIn Learning a new platform to online LinkedIn Courses.