Computer Networking Academy

Learn how to build and maintain computer networks and administer network operating systems.

Specialists who set up and administer networked computers and related equipment are in great demand. Acquire the skills used by both PC Support Technicians and Network Administrators. You’ll study hardware and operating systems for computer networks and train to upgrade, troubleshoot and administer the system. We’ll prepare you for these high-paying jobs and give you a head-start on a computer science program in college. (Students in this program must have access to the Internet to complete homework assignments.)
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Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:

  • Cisco CCENT/CCNA
  • Comptia Security +
  • Comptia A+
  • Comptia Network +
  • Microsoft Technology Associate
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)

Student Organization

What skills will I learn?

  • Cisco router and switch configurations
  • PC hardware/software installation
  • Networking technologies & concepts
  • Network administration
  • PC/network support
  • Cabling/termination
  • Presentation/communication skills
  • Employment procedures
  • On-the-job field experience

What types of equipment are used:

  • Home school transcript
  • Assessment by CNA instructor
  • Access to Internet
Where do you want to go?

PC Technician, Network Technician, Help Desk Specialist, Windows Administrator, IT/Business Analyst, Network Engineer, LAN/WAN Administrator, IT Manager, Desktop Support Specialist, Network Security Engineer, Network Security Administrator, Network Systems Administrator

Information Technology Career Field


Year 1

3.0 elective, 1.0 Alg. II/Trig OR Pre-Calc (required)

Year 2

4.0 elective OR 3.0 elective; 1.0 Pre-Calc (optional)
(Students not taking math option remain in program for instruction, earning 4.0 credits.)



Ohio College Tech Prep

Career Technical Credit Transfer Program