Computer Networking Technology Program

Saint Michael School of Allied Health offers  a certificate program in  Computer Networking Technology   that   consisting of 972 hours of theory and internship.  The length of the program is 9 months during the day.   Upon completion of all the requirements, the students  will be eligible to take the National Certification  such A+ Certification, CISCO Network Associate and Network Professional Certifications.


The  mission of the Computer Networking Technology  Program  is to provide quality Computer Networking  professionals to the community through a diversified and  innovative  educational programs, educate Computer Networking Professionals   who are competent, qualified and dedicated  to work , hospitals, clinics, physician offices and other industries   in the culturally diverse and constantly changing population and environment.


Upon completion of the Medical Assisting  Program, the graduate is able to:

  • Complete a battery of A+ Certification  preparatory exams.
  • Complete CCNA Cisco Certification  preparatory exams.
  • Networking Mathematics, Terminology, and Models
  • Networking Media: copper, optical, and wireless
  • Cable testing and cabling LANs and WANs
  • Ethernet Operation and 10/100/1000/10 G versions of Ethernet
  • Ethernet Switching
  • Apply standard safety procedures.
  • Accurately use and complete forms associated with computer repair.
  • Correctly operate appropriate tools, equipment, and materials
  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of electronics and electronic circuits.
  • Perform periodic maintenance on a computer workstation.
  • Apply techniques used in the repair and building of electronic products
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer architecture, i.e., power supplies, motherboards,
  • memory, processors, hard drives, modems, and bus and port connections.
  • Apply business procedures for operating a service center.
  • Apply techniques used in the repair and building of computers and their integrated
  • components.
  • Understand and install appropriate operating systems and drivers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of installation and maintenance of computer peripherals.
  • Service, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of computer printers.
  • Understand and troubleshoot basic computer networks.
  • Describe how networks function, identifying major components, function of network components and the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model
  • Using the host-to-host packet delivery process , describe issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN and identify switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues
  • Describes the reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used with a focus on RF wireless access
  • Implement the necessary services at each layer of the network to all users to obtain membership in multicast groups in a working multilayer switched network.
  • Identify the appropriate Cisco products for a given set of WAN technology requirements, including permanent or dialup access between a central site, branch offices, and telecommuters.