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TECU 8004: Connecting Networks

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

Program Overview

The Connecting Networks course focuses on the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure PPPoE, GRE, single-homed eBGP, extended IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network. For LANs, students will be able to configure SNMP and Cisco SPAN. Students will also develop knowledge about QoS and the trends in networking including Cloud, virtualization, and SDN.


Approximately 30 hours

Estimated Tuition


EdAssist discounted rate: $1,665

Ways to Learn




2 PDUs

Undergraduate Professional Development Units

Live Online Format

This course is also taught with UMass Global’s LIVE ONLINE training format using a video communications software. Students receive the same high-quality training as found in a traditional classroom setting. Join us from anywhere with an internet connection.

Course Schedule

Location: Live Online
Dates: May 24 - Jun 10, 2021 | Reg Deadline: May 19, 2021

Registration opens at least 6 weeks prior to the start of each course.

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Meets Monday – Thursday:
5:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Pacific (8:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Eastern)
4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Pacific (7:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Eastern)
7:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Pacific (10:00 p.m. - 12:15 a.m. Eastern)

LIVE ONLINE training includes:

  • Delivered in real time by an instructor
  • Full access to course presentations and documents
  • Live interaction with classmates and instructor using a collaborative learning platform
  • Play back recording of any class for later review

Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to

  • WAN Concepts
  • Point-to-Point Connections
  • Branch Connections
  • Extended Access Control Lists
  • Network Security and Monitoring
  • Quality of Service
  • Network Evolution
  • Network Troubleshooting

Tuition covers only the cost of the course. Nothing else is provided to the student.

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