These programs teach the information and communication technology (ICT) skills required to design, install, and manage networks. Students learn networking based on technology, covering networking concepts from network applications to the network protocols and services. Upon completion of certain courses, students are prepared to take industry standard certifications including Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and more.
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Students studying Networking learn the principles and practice of designing, building, and maintaining networks capable of supporting national and global organizations. The program features hands-on, project-driven training in high-demand job skills, using state of the art networking equipment. In addition to acquiring a degree, students are prepared for the CCNA examination to become Cisco Certified Network Associates.
Networking is also a fast growing field as practitioners are increasingly employed in every sector of the economy. Network systems analysts are needed to design, test, and evaluate systems such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems. Systems can range from a connection between two offices in the same building to globally distributed networks, voice mail, and e-mail systems of a multinational organization. Network systems and data communications analysts perform network modeling, analysis, and planning; they also may research related products and make necessary hardware and software recommendations.
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About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
We’re accessible: Public transit-friendly main campus and extension locations. Online classes for wherever you are. Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Center for the Digital Arts) and White Plains (Center for the Arts).
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