Certificate Program

Networking Specialist

Develop the skills necessary to troubleshoot common network issues, configure and manage networks, and ensure smooth connectivity for organizations in the digital age in this foundational course. Enhance your earning potential and stand out in the IT field!

About the Networking Specialist Certificate

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Course length

10 weeks

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Time commitment


hours per week

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Salary Range

$39 - $79K

(entry level)
Tuition - $4,000*

*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The IT-2250 Networking Specialist program is recommended for beginning IT professionals looking to start in the field of networking. Networking is the backbone of the entire IT industry, and at its core is communication. Communicating between networks allows people to connect, share information, and collaborate. This program is designed to provide a foundational pathway toward two key networking certifications well known throughout the world of IT: Cisco Certified Technician (Routing and Switching), and CompTIA Network+.

At the completion of this course, you’ll be prepared to take the CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-008 to earn your national certification. Once certified, you’ll be qualified for a range of roles, including network technician, network administrator, and IT support specialist.


Cisco Certified Technician (CCT)- Routing and Switching, CompTIA Network+

Did you know?

The median annual salary for network administrators in Massachusetts is $106,360.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Is This Networking Specialist Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Does computer networking and connectivity ignite your curiosity?
  • Are you fascinated by the prospect of acquiring skills to manage and troubleshoot network systems?
  • Do you have a knack for solving problems and take pleasure in coming up with practical solutions for seamless operations?
  • Are you seeking a program that offers a recognized CompTIA Network+ certification?
  • Are you open to exploring fundamental security concepts within network environments to enhance your understanding of safeguarding digital data?
  • Do you require a flexible learning approach that accommodates your current schedule while you learn about computer support?
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Potential Careers

Upon completing your certificate and earning your credential, you will be prepared for exciting new roles, such as:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Field Technician
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist

This Program is a Great Fit For:

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Technology Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

Why Regis College?

For nearly 100 years, Regis College has empowered students to succeed academically, serve, and lead. Certificate programs through the Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offer:

  • Icon of a check mark Self-paced coursework
  • Icon of a check mark Online learning formats
  • Icon of a check mark Reputable career credentials
  • Icon of a check mark Skills for in-demand jobs
  • Icon of a check mark Specialized knowledge
  • Icon of a check mark Potential for higher salary
  • Icon of a check mark Degree completion pathways
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Funding Options Are Available

The Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offers affordable and flexible pay-as-you-go options to make earning a professional certificate a reality for as many students as possible. Some certificate earners may even be eligible for tuition assistance through their employer.