Network Support Technician Certificate (NSTC) – CCRI

Network Support Technician Certificate (NSTC)

Network Support Technician

Knight Campus, Warwick only

Computers and networks continue to expand in all aspects of our personal activities to business, manufacturing, education and health care. This program provides a balanced coverage of technology fundamentals, computer hardware, computer software and networking technology. Emphasis is placed on operating principles of networking, security, operating systems, and industry standards along with hands-on laboratory activities for developing practical problem-solving skills. Students develop the ability to configure and troubleshoot basic PCs and basic information technology. Integrated into the program are courses that prepare students to sit for the MCITP.

Note: Students in this program must earn a grade of at least C in all computer course requirements and must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.


Semester 1: CNVT 2300; COMI 1150; COMI 2020
Semester 2: CNVT 2310; COMI 2033; COMI 2037

Certificate Requirements
CNVT 2300 Desktop Technician-Consumer  This course is offered in the Fall semester only. 3
CNVT 2310 Desktop Technician-Business  This course is offered in the Spring semester only. 3
COMI 1150 Programming Concepts   3
COMI 2020 Network Security Software Fundamentals   3
COMI 2033 Computer Support: Tools and Techniques  This course is offered in the Spring semester only. 3
COMI 2037 Introduction to Cybersecurity   3

Total Certificate Requirements Credits 18


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Last Updated: 11/30/20