Rochester Institute of Technology

Networking, Planning and Design Advanced Certificate


One Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Networking, Planning and Design Advanced Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The advanced certificate in networking, planning and design provides the knowledge and expertise needed to seek careers that require foundation knowledge of enterprise network architectures and administration, emerging network technologies, the network design process, and project management. Students completing this certificate are able to design and implement plans for sophisticated network design projects; understand and work with emerging technologies in networking and system administration; and develop, test, and implement a network model that simulates the performance of an enterprise scale network.

Plan of study
The program consists of four courses, all of which may be later applied to the MS in networking and systems administration.

Study options
This certificate is intended for part-time study; therefore, RIT cannot issue I-20 paperwork. International students may study part-time through online learning. Courses are available both on campus and online.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.

Locale: Large Suburb

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