Networking Certificate

Networking is one of the fasted growing fields in the state. The Certificate in networking will prepare a student to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate and for a career in computer networking.


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Begin by exploring MSJC program maps to find career or transfer opportunities.  Program maps show the recommended course sequence that leads to graduation or transfer. The maps were developed by program experts to give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.    

  • Starting in Spring? Choose Fall Semester 1 courses.   
  • Are you a part-time student?  Start Fall Semester 1 courses and follow the course sequence.
Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
CSIS-202 CCNA 1 Computer Networks (formerly Networks and Data Communications) 3
CSIS-101 Introduction to Computers and Data Processing 3
Spring Semester 1
CSIS-791 CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials (formerly CSIS-091) 1 3
CSIS-592 CCNA 3 Scaling Networks (formerly CSIS-092) 2 3
CSIS-201 System Analysis and Design 3
Fall Semester 2
CSIS-581 OS Installation and Configuration (formerly CSIS-081) 3
 Total Units18

Take in first 8 weeks


Take in second 8 weeks

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
CSIS-101Introduction to Computers and Data Processing3
CSIS-201System Analysis and Design3
CSIS-202CCNA 1 Computer Networks (formerly Networks and Data Communications)3
CSIS-592CCNA 3 Scaling Networks (formerly CSIS-092)3
CSIS-581OS Installation and Configuration (formerly CSIS-081)3
CSIS-791CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials (formerly CSIS-091)3
Total Units18

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Gainful Employment Disclosures: Networking

Gainful Employment Disclosures – 2024 

Program Name NETWORKING 

This program is designed to be completed in 8 months

This program will cost $828 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.   

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0 of debt.  

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: California 

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Cost per unit $46
Nonresident Fees- Tuition: $318
Capital Outlay: $58
Parking Permits cost $90 a year or $45 a semester
RTA Go Pass cost $16 a year or $8 a semester
SGA discount sticker (optional) - $14 a year or $7 a semester
Student representation fee (optional) - $4 a year or $2 a semester
Student Health Center Fee - $52 a year or $26 a semester
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