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CIT Infrastructure Specialist Certificate Requirements

CIT - Infrastructure Specialist I
Certificate of Achievement (Level I) – NMC Code 033

The Infrastructure Specialist I Certificate of Achievement prepares computer professionals to assemble, upgrade, maintain and repair personal computers and work in the area of Local Area Networks. The program is designed to prepare students for the following internationally recognized certifications:

  • CompTIA A+® Certification
  • CompTIA Linux+® Certification
  • CompTIA Network+® Certification
  • Microsoft MCTS Certification
  • Microsoft MTA Certification

For current program information, please call: (231) 995-1169.

Effective: Fall 2018

Certificate Requirements Credits: 19-20

Required Classes

Class

Credits

BUS 155 Interpersonal Communications or
BUS 231 Professional Communications or
COM 111 Public Speaking

3-4


For CompTIA A+® Certification:

Required Classes

Class

Credits

CIT 156 CompTIA A+® Certification I

3

CIT 157 CompTIA A+® Certification II

3


For CompTIA Network+® Certification:

Required Class

Class

Credits

CIT 213 Networking Technologies

4


For Microsoft MCP Certification:

Required Class

Class

Credits

CIT 215 Windows Server Environment

3


For CompTIA Linux+® Certification:
Required Class

Class

Credits

CIT 256 Linux Administration

3


CIT - Infrastructure Specialist II
Certificate of Achievement (Level II) NMC Code 030

Students completing the Infrastructure Specialist I certificate may elect to continue their education and obtain a level II certificate. The Cisco CCNA certification is an industry recognized certification in internetwork routing and switching. NMC is a Cisco Networking Academy Program.

For current program information, please call (231) 995-1169.

Effective: Fall 2019

Level I Certificate Requirements Credits: 19-20

Level II Certificate Requirements Credits: 12

Required Classes

Class

Credits

CIT 160 Cisco Internetworking I

3

CIT 161 Cisco Internetworking II

3

CIT 260 Cisco Internetworking III

3

CIT 261 Cisco Internetworking IV

3


Total Level II Certificate Requirements: 31-32


CIT - Infrastructure Specialist III
Certificate of Achievement (Level III) NMC Code 024

After completing the Infrastructure Specialist II certificate students may elect to continue their education and obtain a level III certificate. The CompTIA Cloud+ certification is an industry-recognized certification focusing on cloud technologies. The CompTIA Security+ certification is an industry-recognized certification focusing on computer security.

For current program information, please call: (231) 995-1169.

Effective: Fall 2019

Level I Certificate Requirements Credits: 19-20

Level II Certificate Requirements Credits: 12

Level III Certificate Requirements Credits: 18

 

For Microsoft MCP Certification:

Required Classes

Class

Credits

CIT 246 Windows Server Infrastructure

3

CIT 247 Enterprise Solutions

3


For CompTIA Cloud+® Certification:

Required Class

Class

Credits

CIT 243 Cloud Technologies

3


For CompTIA Security+® Certification:

Required Class

Class

Credits

CIT 240 Network Security Management

3


Occupational Requirements:

Required Classes

Class

Credits

CIT 290 CIT Internship*

3

CIT Elective: Choose any 3 credit CIT course

3

Total Level III Certificate Requirements: 49-50

* Students planning to take the internship class require department approval and are required to have a GPA of 3.0 in their CIT classes. It is also recommended that students have 20 credits in CIT classes and an overall GPA of 2.0. While a 3.0 GPA in CIT classes is required for this internship, an alternative, campus-based internship opportunity is available for students who do not meet this requirement.

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