Network Operations Program

Network Operations Program (NOP)

(192 Clock Hours / 12 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time 4 months)

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Our goal is to help students prepare for a career in management positions by shaping creative thinkers, strong communicators and the best negotiators.


Advance Your Career in IT Network Administration
The overwhelming majority of today’s internet traffic travels over network pathways built by cutting edge equipment. Prepare for a career in networking; an in-demand profession projected to need more skilled network managers over the next 10 years.

As corporations embrace the new era of enterprise automation, transformation, and software defined infrastructures, more than ever, IT professionals must have the necessary know how to bring value to an organization. Our Network Operations Professional (NOP) program prepares students to pursue a career in network operations, network analysis and network engineering. Through an innovative, hands-on curriculum, students learn how to design, configure, troubleshoot and maintain enterprise network infrastructures.

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Program Objective

The Network Operations Program is designed to enable graduates to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and preparedness to take the N+ and Cisco Certification Exams.

Students get real hands on learning experience directly related to the real world working environment in professional classrooms settings with state-of-the-art technology lead by certified and highly qualified experienced professors.

Upon completion of the Network Operations Program, students may seek entry-level employment in business, government, or a variety of industries where general computer networking and basic technical skills are needed.