Overview

Gain in-depth networking and infrastructure skills to configure the information technology environment in all sizes and types of organizations. You will learn how to install, manage, and troubleshoot networks and internetworks; and local and remote servers.

Plus, you'll learn from faculty like Bob Vachon – one of our Profs who literally helped write the Cisco Systems book on networking.

Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

Program Highlights

  • 2 year – 4 semesters
  • Cambrian is an authorized Cisco Systems Networking Academy and Microsoft IT Academy
  • Courses cover programming, server administration, LANs and WANs, client service, and more
  • Graduates can enter directly into the third year of Cambrian's Computer Systems Technology program

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS):

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C), (U), or (M) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

Recommended:

  • computer competency in relevant software

Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Program of Study

Semester 1 Credits
CET 2306 Local Area Networks 5
CMP 1117 Introduction to Programming 4
CET 2321 Windows for IT Professionals 4
CMP 1119 IT Essentials 4
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
One of the following General Education courses: 3
FIT 1115
Health & Wellness
MUS 1009
Rock Music, Culture & Technology
POL 1500
Canadian Political Studies
SOC 1010
Cross-Cultural Understanding
SSC 1000
Media and Current Events
Credits 23
Semester 2
CET 1007 Routing & Switching Essentials 5
ENG 1754 Technical Communication 3
CET 1017 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 4
STY 1211 Database Design 4
One of the following General Education courses: 3
SOC 1010
Cross-Cultural Understanding
FIT 1115
Health & Wellness
MUS 1009
Rock Music, Culture & Technology
POL 1500
Canadian Political Studies
SSC 1000
Media and Current Events
Credits 19
Semester 3
CET 1008 Scaling Networks 4
CET 1015 Connecting Networks 4
CMP 1102 SQL Server 4
CET 1018 Networking with Windows 2016 4
The following General Education course: 3
BUS 3585
Entrepreneurship
Credits 19
Semester 4
CET 1014 PowerShell 4
CET 2331 UNIX System Administration 4
NET 1002 Scaling Enterprise Networks 4
CET 1019 Identity with Windows Server 2016 4
CET 1000 Enterprise Security 4
Credits 20
Total Credits 81

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment across various industries as a:

  • Network Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Helpdesk Support
  • End-user Support

Furthering Your Studies

Graduates can enter directly into the:

  • The third year of Cambrian's Computer Systems Technology program
  • IT Business Analysis graduate certificate program
  • Project Management graduate certificate program
  • Organization Management graduate certificate program

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated July 3, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
Duration
4 semesters
Full-time
Price
14,687 CAD
The international fees are approximate annual amounts
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