Network Operations Program


(192 Clock Hours / 12 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time 4 months)

Advance Your Career in IT Network Administration

The overwhelming majority of today’s internet traffic travels over network pathways built by cutting edge equipment. Prepare for a career in networking; an in-demand profession projected to need more skilled network managers over the next 10 years.

As corporations embrace the new era of enterprise automation, transformation, and software defined infrastructures, more than ever, IT professionals must have the necessary know how to bring value to an organization.  Our Network Operations Professional (NOP) program prepares students to pursue a career in network operations, network analysis and network engineering. Through an innovative, hands-on curriculum, students learn how to design, configure, troubleshoot and maintain enterprise network infrastructures.

Why We Are Different
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Program Objective

The Network Operations Program is designed to enable graduates to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and preparedness to take the N+ and Cisco Certification Exams.

Students get real hands on learning experience directly related to the real world working environment in professional classrooms settings with state-of-the-art technology lead by certified and highly qualified experienced professors.

Upon completion of the Network Operations Program, students may seek entry-level employment in business, government, or a variety of industries where general computer networking and basic technical skills are needed.

Program Outline

To receive a Network Operations Diploma, students must complete 192 Clock hours or 12 Credit hours for the program. Program requirements are indicated below:

Transfer your Network Operations Credits

Network Operations students will be able to transfer their earned credits towards the completion of the Bachelor in Information Technology. Each class within this program is 3 credits, giving all students the opportunity to transfer their knowledge and credits.


  • Attend class when it’s convenient for you – days, evenings or online.


  • Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation.

Transfer your Credits

  • Transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree.

Learn from experience

  • Get real-world insight from faculty averaging 24 years of professional experience.

Get Prepared for IT Certifications:
Network +
As part of your AU IT Program

AU prepares IT students for important certifications for specific areas of focus as part of their degree or diploma program, but the student
must apply for and complete the certifications on his or her own.


Taking this class:

CIT-280 Network Design

Prepares you for:


Network+ Certification

Avg. Annual Salary Range

for a person with this certification with a B.S. degree

$40,858 – $81,231

See for yourself!

Suggested Program Breakdown by Course

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIT 280Network Design
(Prep for Network+ Certification)
CIT 281Network Administration & Technical Support
(Prep for Cisco ICDN1 Certification)
CIT 282Advanced Network Administration
(Prep for Cisco ICDN2 Certification)
CIT 283Troubleshooting with Wireshark3

What’s my investment?

We pride ourselves in delivery quality education at a lower cost. Atlantis University is half the cost of other traditional universities.

Academic InstitutionsAverage Cost/Semester Per Semester
(Graduate program = 4 months)
University of Miami$16,700.00
Barry University$14,080.00
Nova Southeastern University$12,200.00
Florida International University$9,200.00
Miami Dade$7,100.00
Atlantis University$ $8,840.00 *Without scholarship

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