NS31 Network Support Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus and Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 10

Program Description

This certificate program provides basic training in networking support. Students are introduced to the basic networking support skills. Upon graduation, students will be able to maintain networks using Windows networking software.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Steve White, M.S., Program Coordinator/Department Chair

Email: Steven.White@sctech.edu          

Phone: (770) 467-6041   

Program Courses

First Term

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST Operating Systems Elective


Second Term

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals



CIST 2412Microsoft Server Installation and Maintenance



All pre-requisite courses must be completed with at least a C grade.

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in computer information systems, all CIST courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.