LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    May 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Administrator (CCNA), CD

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The Network Administrator (CCNA) credit diploma is designed to provide students with the necessary skills in Cisco Networking Technology and network security fundamentals to prepare students to take the Cisco certification for CCNA and CompTIA Security+. Students must have completed the Datacenter Specialist Credit Diploma or have a minimum of (3) years of industry experience and the CompTIAA+ certification.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Network Administrator (CCNA) program website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the role and function of network components and network topology architectures.
  2. Configure and verify VLANs spanning multiple switches, layer 2 and layer 3 protocols, and wireless architecture.
  3. Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing.
  4. Configure and verify NTP operating in client and server mode.
  5. Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits and mitigation techniques).

First Semester

Choice Points

  • Enter the job market or continue working on Information Technology, AAS or Cybersecurity, AAS.


  • Completion of Network Administrator (CCNA), CD.
  • Eligible to sit for COMPTIA Security + and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) industry certifications.

Semester Total: 16 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. Possible careers in or related to Network Administration include network engineers, network administrators, and information technology (IT) manager and systems administrators.

Additional information on careers in Information Technology or Cybersecurity is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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