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Computer Information Systems: Networking Professional

(B35) Certificate

Students must first complete the Networking Specialist Certificate before enrolling in the Networking Professional Certificate.
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in business, industry and government. Networking professionals are responsible for overseeing the design, administration, and security of organization network infrastructure.

Work and Employment

Networking professionals are employed by all sectors of the economy including the communications industry. Networking professionals are employed in large and small organizations with diverse responsibilities including supervision of computer network specialist.

Special Considerations

Networking professionals must have the following skills and aptitudes: communicate well, work under pressure, show good judgment, are systematic and accurate. A clear understanding of computer technology and internetworking is important.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for the required number 16 credit hours.

Tuition $1,808.00 $5,152.00 $5,584.00
Student Activity Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Course Fees $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Total Tuition and Fees $1,838.00 $5,182.00 $5,614.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 16 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $750.56
Grand Total $5,963.56 $9,307.56 $9,739.56