CIS - Network Administration Short-Term Technical Certificate

Computer Information Systems - Network Administration

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6604

The Short Term Technical Certificate Network Administration provides the certificate holder a foundation in server administration in a Windows server environment. Areas of knowledge covered include but are not limited to: network infrastructure, active directory, server virtualization, server security, fault tolerance, video conferencing, data management and security storage networks. Students will install, configure and maintain file servers, application servers, web servers, e-mail servers, DNS servers and DHCP servers in an integrated and virtualized environment. Certificate is enhanced with exposure to Linus based servers.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership. 

For more information about this certificate, please contact Don Huffman at 440-366-7397 or

Career information for this program

Required Courses
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces > 3
CISS 145  Local Area Networks > 4
CISS 161 CISCO CCNA Networking Basics > 3
CISS 227 Internet/Intranet Networking > 4
CISS 245 Networking Integration and Management > 4
SDEV 101 College 101^ 1
Total Certificate Credit Hours: 22

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
2. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester OR any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.


Established    February 2010
Revised          January 2015
Effective        May 2015


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