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Certificate in Internetworking

Are you looking to become a computer networking professional?

You may take these classes independent of a degree program or apply them toward a bachelor's degree in Computer Networking and Telecommunications. This certificate will prepare you to sit for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.

Available on campus and online.

Courses (15 hours)

  • INT 291 Internetworking I
  • INT 292 Internetworking II
  • INT 293 Internetworking III

    The internetworking courses focus on key concepts covered by the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam.
  • INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I
    This course covers the OSI Model, physical media, electrical signal, line coding, link level protocol, network routing and addressing, and LAN and WAN concepts.
  • INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II
    This course covers a variety of network related services in the upper layers of the OSI Model. Topics may include: Internetwork Design, Internetwork Security, Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Point to Point Protocol, advanced routing protocols and other networking services.

No grade lower than a ā€œCā€ will be accepted toward the certificate. All courses must be taken for credit.

How to Claim Your Certificate
After completing your courses:

For questions about course offerings, contact the Department of Informatics at (785) 628-5373 or send an email to

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