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About Program

Students in the Computer Networking/IT program can earn an Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement, or a Proficiency Award in a specific IT focus area such as Cisco networking, wireless networking, cybersecurity, and Microsoft operating systems. Every CNIT course is preparing students for a specific IT certification such as Cisco, CompTIA, or Microsoft. Students in the program are eligible for significant discounts on many of the industry certification exams through our academic partnerships.

Oxnard College is a Cisco Networking Academy, Comp TIA Education to Career Partner, and Microsoft Learning Partner

We have also partnered with Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, and Microsoft Azure to provide cloud computing training resources at no additional cost to students beyond the cost of enrollment in our CNIT R151 course. All Cisco Academy courses have a top-notch curriculum provided to students at no additional charge (CNIT R101, R120, R121, R142, R143, R161).

Click the link below to view the OC CNIT Brochure pdf 

The brochure provides additional information regarding the program, including CNIT courses, salaries and projected job growth, and Labor Market Data information. 

Businesses and organizations of every kind in Ventura County and beyond need qualified computer networking/IT and cybersecurity professionals

- Alex Lynch - Computer Networking/IT Professor at OC

Professor Alex Lynch instructing students in CNIT course


Career Opportunities in the field of Computer Networking/IT

Click on the accordion dropdown menus below to learn more about the different professions within the field of Computer Networking/IT

Scholarships and Other Opportunities

Scholarships, internships, and other opportunities are available for students following a career pathway in CNIT and Cybersecurity.
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Department Chairs: Tim Fontenette and Sylvia Schnopp