Prepare for a career in the rapidly growing field of information technology with a Computer Networking certificate

NSCC’s Computer Networking Certificate is a two-semester program providing training for students in network technology. Learn how to install, configure, and manage the hardware and software used in different networks including wireless networks. Employment opportunities for graduates include PC technician, IT helpdesk, and network support.

Year Up at North Shore

Kickstart your career by participating in this one-year job training program focused on Information Technology. Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides students interested in careers in information technology with a combination of hands-on skills development, corporate internships, and wraparound support. Throughout the year, students earn college credits and a weekly financial stipend. Year Up’s new North Shore hub is located on NSCC’s Lynn Campus in Room LW222.  

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Get in touch

Questions related to program admissions or applications? Contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

Program advising questions? Contact computerscience@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4048.

Fast Facts

2

Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes

$53,200

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

6%

Projected growth in Boston-area job market

Transfer Agreements for NSCC’s Computer Networking Certificate

Students who complete this degree program at North Shore Community College have an opportunity to seamlessly transfer to a public or private four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. Transfer institutions include:

Salem State University
UMass Boston
UMass Lowell
Northeastern University

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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