The advanced certificate in networking, planning and design provides the knowledge and expertise needed to seek careers that require foundation knowledge of enterprise network architectures and administration, emerging network technologies, the network design process, and project management. Students completing this certificate will be able to design and implement plans for sophisticated network design projects; understand and work with emerging technologies in networking and system administration; and develop, test, and implement a network model that simulates the performance of an enterprise scale network.
The program consists of four courses, all of which may be applied to the MS in networking and system administration.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|NSSA-620||Emerging Computing and Networking Technologies||3|
|NSSA-715||Network Design and Performance||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||12|
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in networking, planning and design, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
While GRE scores are not required, they are strongly recommended for applicants seeking admission whose undergraduate GPA does not meet the minimum requirement. Relevant work experience can also strengthen a candidate's application for admission.
This certificate is intended for part-time study; therefore, RIT cannot issue I-20 paperwork. International students may study part-time through online learning. Courses are available both on campus and online.