Online Certificate

Networking Specialist

Networking serves as the vital communication framework supporting the entire IT landscape. Over the course of this 10-week program, you’ll gain a solid foundation in networking essentials, preparing you to navigate and excel in the dynamic world of IT networking.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Technology Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Networking Specialist Certificate

Course length

10 weeks

Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours per week



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The IT-2250: Networking Specialist program is recommended for beginning IT professionals looking to start in the field of networking. Networking is the backbone of the entire IT industry, and at its core is communication. Communicating between networks allows people to connect, share information, and collaborate.

This program is designed to provide a foundational, or entry-level pathway toward two key networking certifications well known throughout the world of IT: Cisco Certified Technician (Routing and Switching), and CompTIA Network+.

Regional Data (Ohio)

The median annual salary for network administrators in Ohio is $96,250.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Network Administrator


Network Analyst


Network Field Technician


Network Support Specialist


Technical Support Specialist

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Does the realm of computer networking and connectivity ignite your curiosity?
  • Circle icon Do you have a knack for solving problems and take pleasure in coming up with practical solutions for seamless operations?
  • Circle icon Are you seeking a program that offers two separate CompTIA certificates?
  • Circle icon Are you open to exploring fundamental security concepts within network environments to enhance your understanding of safeguarding digital data?
  • Circle icon Do you require a flexible learning approach that accommodates your current schedule while you learn about computer support?