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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network + Certificate

This certificate provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand, identify, and perform tasks involved in implementing and supporting a network. This coursework will prepare students to take the Network+ industry exam.

The Network+ certificate is available at Colorado Mountain College locations in Aspen, Breckenridge, Carbondale, Dillon, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Rifle, Salida, Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Valley at Edwards; however, not all courses are offered in a live mode at all campuses and this program will not be fully available through online learning.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Program Requirements

(6 credits)

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (6)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (90)


State Guaranteed Transfer 

Generally Transferable

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).


Information Technology Certificates

The following certificates (A+, CCNA, Network+, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Server+) are designed to prepare students for skills upgrade or entry-level careers in various information technology fields. These certificates provide students with the knowledge and hands-on skills to build, secure, and manage local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), learn Microsoft Office computer skills, and how to protect vital information. Additionally, some certificates provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pass specific industry certifications.

This certificate curriculum includes many of the courses included in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Technology Specialist  and credits may be applied toward that degree.

Students may need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading and mathematical skills before entering these programs. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete the program. See the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of these programs will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in the specific areas listed below.

The Information Technology certificates are offered at specific campuses and/or through Colorado Mountain College Online. Many of the courses/certificates are available using a hybrid model with online course work and course-specific labs offered at one of our campuses. Some travel to campus lab sites may be required. For details consult a Colorado Mountain College advisor. 

Certificate of Occupational Proficiency: