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Foundations of Technology Certificate

NIACC offers a flexible technology certificate that provides you with hands-on experience in your area of interest. The Foundations of Technology Certificate is designed to give you foundational skills to help you get ahead in your job or help you get started in a new career path.

Upon successful completion of the Foundations of Technology curriculum (17 semester hours) with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate.


Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.

CFR-110 Ethics and the Information Age 3 s.h.
NET-113 IT Essentials I 4 s.h.
NET-200 Introduction to Networking 3 s.h.
NET-304 Windows Workstation Operating Systems 4 s.h.
NET-613 Information Data Assurance* 3 s.h.
Total Hours 17 s.h.

*Prerequisite: NET-113 IT Essentials I, NET-304 Windows Workstation Operating System, or permission of instructor.

Not all courses are offered every semester; to stay on track, students are advised to follow the suggested schedule.

Check the college catalog for course corequisites and/or prerequisites or check with a counselor.

Course substitutions may be made with permission of the Business Division Chair.