Undergraduate Certificate

Undergraduate certificates are programs of 30 credits or more that offer focused instruction in a concentrated area. Certificates often provide the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions in specific employment sectors.

The undergraduate certificate in computer and networking technology is an exciting program that helps students enter the information technology, computer and networking career fields. Students cover all aspects of diagnosing, repairing and maintaining computers and receive the foundation needed for understanding the high-tech area of computer networking.

Students receive the practical education needed to qualify for entry-level positions in computer and networking fields. Our graduates are employed as skilled technical support workers in fields including network technician, network administrator, and computer support and repair specialists in private industry as well as municipal, state and federal agencies. 

Total credits: 38


Occupational Endorsement Certificate

Occupational endorsements are certificates requiring 29 or fewer credits to complete. These certificates provide the specialized knowledge and skills needed in specific employment sectors.

The Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA) occupational endorsement certificate (OEC) provides training in a specific occupational area which indicates competence in technical and professional skills. The courses for this certificate count toward the Computer & Networking Technology associate degree.

Total Credits: 16


Gainful Employment

Many University of Alaska Anchorage Certificate and Occupational Endorsement Certificate programs are defined as Gainful Employment programs for the purposes of student financial aid. Valuable information about these programs including program cost, graduation rates, job placement rates, student loan debt, and other important information can be found by visiting the UAA Gainful Employment Disclosure website.


Please see an advisor for more information about these certificates. You can schedule an appointment by calling 907.786.6423.