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CompTIA Network +


Launch or advance your career in the fast-growing IT field

The University of Central Missouri CompTIA Network+ certificate program is designed for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems. After successfully completing this valuable program, you will acquire the skills and knowledge needed to launch a career in network support or administration or to advance in your current job. Students are also prepared to take the CompTIA Network+ certificate (Exam N10-007). A typical student taking this recognized exam should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is also helpful but not mandatory. Through this program, students earn an industry-recognized certificate and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.  

UCM certificate cost icon   $2,449 including text and exam fees
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Contact hours icon    48 hours (eight-week course)  Prerequesites checklist icon   Basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations

Skills include installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and moreemployee-at-computer

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 courseware covers the concepts and skills needed to plan, install, maintain and troubleshoot modern networks in a vendor-neutral format. This includes physical network components and technologies, logical structures, common protocols and network security. The CompTIA Network+ book and study guide are included in the course’s cost as well as Netlab availability and the Network+ Exam. The CertMaster test prep is purchased through CompTIA ($700). Students learn in a hybrid, instructor-led environment through our recognized course that includes eight classes at our Lee’s Summit location as well as flexible online instruction.


What you will learn

  • Basic network theory concepts
  • Major network communication methods
  • Bounded and unbounded network media
  • Major types of network implementations
  • TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods
  • Implementing routing technologies
  • Major services deployed on TCP/IP networks
  • WAN implementation infrastructure identification
  • Components used in cloud computing and virtualization
  • Basic concepts related to network security
  • How to prevent security incidents and breaches
  • Components of remote network implementation
  • Identification of tools, methods and techniques used in managing a network
  • Troubleshooting

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