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Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
Leader in the field:
- Cisco Networking Academy®
- Microsoft® IT Academy
- Linux Professional Institute (LPIC-1)
- VMware® Academy
Upon graduation students receive an Associate in Applied Science or Certificate of Proficiency in Network Engineering
The Network Engineering degree provides an accelerated career pathway, stackable certificates and programs, and industry recognized credentials. You will be prepared for apprentice-level networking positions.
You will be prepared for industry certification exams to advance your network engineering career:
- Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT®)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA®)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security®)
- Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP®
- CompTIA A+®
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS®)
- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP®
- VMware® Certified Professional (VCP)
Faculty: Classes are taught by seasoned instructors, including Cisco Certified professors.
Facilities: Labs are custom-built to teach the Cisco curriculum and other advanced network technologies.
Flexibility: Online courses are available, as well as intensive classroom-based, hands-on skill development. With evening and Saturday classes, this program is specially geared for students with full-time jobs.
Stackable: Once you earn your Network Engineering Certificate of Proficiency, all of the credits apply toward your Network Engineering AAS with the Server focus. In addition, if you’ve earned a Certificate of Specialization in IT Help Desk/End User Support, 17 of your credits will apply toward your Network Engineering AAS degree.
Students who take the Cisco Networking Academy coursework become a member of the Cisco online community, with alumni access to online resources that include job postings, free seminars, etc.
Hands-on learning experiences in dedicated labs and classrooms, featuring a one-to-one equipment ratio, the optimal experience for skill development.
You must earn at least a “C” in certain courses to move on to the next course.
Classes are taught by seasoned instructors, including Cisco Certified professors.
Online courses are available, as well as intensive classroom-based, hands-on skill development. With evening and Saturday classes, this program is specially geared for students with full-time jobs.
More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region and the second largest in Missouri.
To find out if STLCC is right for you, we invite you to visit. You can meet with one of our faculty members, tour the campus, and get answers to questions. Click Here
- Computer Network Technician
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Computer Support Specialist
- Network and Computer Systems Administrator
- Communication Analyst
- Desktop Support Specialist
- Large and Small Companies
- Health Fields
Companies that have hired STLCC grads:
Urban League of Greater St. Louis
City of St. Louis
The Outsource Group
Cisco Networking Academy provides alumni access to online resources that include job postings, free seminars, etc.
- To learn about the top openings in specific cities across Missouri visit the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.
- For specific real-time information on wages and job prospects in the STLCC region, visit STLCC Career Coach
- STLCC Career and Employment Services (CES): On each campus CES offices provide services and resources to assist students and alumni in finding full-time or part-time, on-campus or off-campus, internship or co-op, permanent, seasonal or temporary employment. CES also assists employers who are looking for qualified applicants. CLICK HERE
- For information on the job outlook, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics and search specific job titles. Also available: information on median pay, entry-level education, number of jobs and more.
STLCC provides top quality training at a much more affordable cost than other institutions. We encourage you to compare the cost with other IT training providers.
- St. Louis Community College provides a comprehensive financial aid program funded by federal, state and private agencies. READ MORE
- STLCC provides a Net Price Calculator to help students estimate costs. READ MORE
- For information on STLCC Scholarships READ MORE.
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- All applicants for the Network Engineering programs must first be admitted to St. Louis Community College.
- Applications for this program are accepted on a continuing basis throughout the year.
Prior to application we recommend that you meet with an STLCC academic advisor. The advisor can help you plan your courses, clarify program requirements, and review your academic history as it relates to this program. Click Here
STLCC’s Information System’s Advisory Board brings together top industry professionals. Companies that participate:
Washington University School of Medicine