IT Network Support

Students who complete the IT Network Support track earn 16 stackable credits, including an undergraduate certificate in IT Support, which applies directly to undergraduate degree programs at Peirce College.

Graduates of this track will be prepared for the CompTIA Internet Fundamentals (ITF+) exam, and the CompTIA Network+ exam.

  • ITF+ certification helps students and career changers determine if they have a competency for an IT career, and is ideal for non-technical professionals.
  • Network+ certification is widely recognized by employers to validate skills in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. It is an ideal certification for those in entry-level IT positions interested in moving to networking in the IT field. 

Peirce counselors will connect graduates with employment opportunities in the region and help them apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and leverage the College’s alumni network.


You Can Do This!  

Explore your career via our Career Bridge Portal, where you can see the credentials and skills required for in-demand jobs, find current job opportunities in our region, and see how any transfer credits you have apply to Peirce College programs.

Applying to Career Bridge is free. 

To get started, APPLY to CAREER BRIDGE. 


Courses and Certifications



PLA option

PRC 101 Peirce Orientation



ENG 101 English Composition


PLA option

BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 


PLA option

ITN 120 PC Fundamentals



ITN 130 Network Fundamentals 



ITN 144 Introduction to Network Security 



Internet Fundamentals (ITF+) training course and exam  

Network+ training course and exam*



16 credits


*Earning Network+ certification is optional; it is not required to complete the track. Peirce College can award 3 credits for Network+ certification, which applies to ITN 130 for students who already possess the certification.

Why IT Network Support?

Median Salary: $64,875
Jobs in Region: 3,600
Regional Job Growth: projected 6% increase

Examples of lower wage jobs that may have a skills match:

  • Entry-level IT workers
  • IT User Support Specialists 

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Occupational Mobility Explorer

To take the next step, APPLY to CAREER BRIDGE.

Questions about corporate partnerships:
Contact Dr. Stephanie Gibbs-Emenaka at or 215.670.9279.

Questions from individual learners:
Contact LaKeesha Johnson at or 215.670.9388.

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