IT Network Support

Students who complete the IT Network Support track earn up to 19 stackable credits, including an undergraduate certificate, which apply directly to undergraduate degree programs at Peirce College.

Graduates of this track are prepared for the CompTIA Network+ exam - 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 awards 3 credits for Network+ certification.

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.

Courses and Certifications

Course

Credits

PLA option

PRC 101 Peirce Orientation

1

 

ENG 101 English Composition

3

PLA option

MGT 114 Essentials of Customer Service

3

PLA option

BIS 111 Applied Software Fundamentals

3

PLA option

COM 202 Intercultural Communications

3

 

MGT 126 Organizations and People

3

 

Network+ training course and exam

3*

 

Total

19 credits

 

* Peirce awards 3 credits for Network+ 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 with a skills match:

  • Entry-level IT workers
  • IT User Support Specialists 

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Occupational Mobility Explorer

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