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Frequently Asked Questions

The Program provides students with entry-level and advanced training in the fields of Network Engineering, Network Security, PC Configuration and Repair, and Server Administration. We are a Cisco Networking Academy.

We offer Career Certificates in Network Engineering and its related fields, as well as an Associate Science Degree in Network Engineering.

Career Certificates can be earned in two semesters; the Network Engineering Certificate in three. The AS Degree depends on course load and prior college education (see a Skyline counselor for assistance).

Costs include a few basic tools (approx. $300), textbooks, student fees, and parking permits.

General requirements for the field are good color vision, basic math and English skills, and basic computer skills.

Job forecasts by the US Department of Labor are favorable; visit Bureau of Labor Statistics for more information.

We offer classes in electronics, structured wiring & cabling, LAN, wireless LAN, Routing, Switching, Network Security, Server Administration, and PC Configuration & Repair.

Our Classes are taught by working professionals.

Skyline observes the semester system; classes are held evenings and Saturday mornings.

Yes, up to 16 units of work experience may be applied to the AS Degree; contact Walter Hanley for information: hanleyw@smccd.edu.

Yes, advanced placement is granted on a case-by-case basis.

We offer classes to prepare students for the CompTIA A+, Cisco CCNA and Check Point CCSA.

Yes, you can sit in on a class; contact Norman del Prado at delpradon@smccd.edu.

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For specific questions regarding course prerequisites or advance placement, contact Norman del Prado at delpradon@smccd.edu

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