Program Disclosures 




The Network Specialist COTC Certificate consists of courses in data communications, Local Area Networks-Novel and Local Area Networks-Microsoft.  At the successful completion of these three courses, the student will have the entry-level skill-set to maintain telephonic and computer networks and security systems.

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            Entry level telephonic maintenance position
            O*Net SOC Code:  49-2022.00

            Entry level computer networks maintenance position
            O*Net SOC Code:  15-1041.00

            Entry level computer security maintenance position
            O*Net SOC Code:  15-1071.01

On-time Graduation rates for students completing the program

COTC’s overall Graduation rate taken from IPEDS reporting for 2007 is 16 percent for the First-time, Full-time student cohort.

Program Costs for the Entire Program, Tuition and Fees, Room and Board, Books and Supplies, Other

The Network Specialist COTC Certificate program is three quarters in length with a total of 24 credit hours required


            QTR 1 -           8 credit hours required at $110.50 per credit hour     $   884.00
            QTR 2 -           8 credit hours required at $110.50 per credit hour      884.00
QTR 3 -           8 credit hours required at $110.50 per credit hour     $   884.00

                                    Sub-Total Tuition                                                             $ 2652.00

Other Associated Fees for this program

             None                                                                                                        $        0.00

Total Tuition and Fees                                                                                    $  2652.00

No Room and Board (COTC is a commuter campus)                             $        0.00

Estimated Cost of Books and Supplies

Books - QTR 1                                                                                         $    250.00
            Books - QTR 2                                                                                         $    200.00
            Books - QTR 3                                                                                         $    275.00

Total Estimated Cost of Books and Supplies                                           $    725.00

Total Estimated Cost of Network Specialist
            COTC Certificate Program                                                                 $    3377.00

Placement Rates for Students Completing the Program

The College placement rate from the latest survey is 69 percent currently employed in an area that is directly or somewhat related to the education area.

Median Loan Debt Incurred by Students Who Completed the Program

            Federal Loans                                                                                         $        0.00
            Private Loans                                                                                          $        0.00
            Institutioanal Loans                                                                                 $        0.00


Information compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Central Ohio Technical College - June 30, 2011



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