Earn your computer networking certificate online at Champlain College and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect.

Our 18-credit certificate is designed for:

  • individuals with an IT background who have been out of the field for a bit, but would like to re-enter this career area;
  • IT professionals with a Web background who work for a help/support desk, or are already working in IT administration and want to expand their skill set to open more job opportunities.

Note: Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call a CPS Counselor at 888-545-3459 for more information.


Course #TitleCredits
CMIT 140Operating Systems3
NETW 130Telecommunications3
NETW 250 or NETW 260Windows Server Systems or Linux/Unix System Administration I3
NETW 330Network Design3
NETW 210Wireless Networking3
 Total Credits18

Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. government's Gainful Employment Program regulations provide students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks. As part of the recent regulations on information disclosure for Gainful Employment (GE, 2011), eligible institutions must make available a standard group of information for all programs defined by the GE regulation. For Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit post-secondary institution, all certificate programs fall under the GE definition.

To see the gainful employment information for this certificate, click here