This program of study starts with the basics of computer hardware (building, maintaining and upgrading PCs) and operating systems (Windows). It introduces computer networking including the fundamentals in small and large networks, including the Internet. It also includes the Linux operating system which is run on many servers on the Internet. This certificate prepares students for the CompTIA A+, Linux+, and Network+ Certification Exams. Students who complete this certificate will be ready for an entry-level position in the industry and/or to undertake further study to advance to more specific industry training.