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Certificate in Computer Network Administrator Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Canada

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CAD 23190

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 150

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12 months


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Program Overview

You are curious about technology and its endless possibilities. You like to challenge yourself to find a solution to a problem. You want to be the go-to desktop or server support guru for technical advice. You are fascinated by cloud computing and how it works. This is a great way to jump into the field of technology because you’ll learn how to support secure servers and network infrastructures using on premise and cloud technologies. Come and join the dynamic and exciting field of technology! CNA – Supporting IT!

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills:

The Computer Network Administrator (CNA) program provides students with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on technical skills required to be successful in today’s information technology world. The CNA program teaches students foundational technology skills, core knowledge areas, and strategies for being successful. Students get specialized training with up-to-date applied technology.  

Through the course of the program, you can expect to learn:

  • PC fundamentals
  • Microsoft Windows server and client operations
  • Linux server and client operations
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud computing
  • Scripting and automation
  • Network infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting
  • Assessing and supporting end user needs
  • Supporting basic security policies and practices
  • Working effectively and ethically as an individual or member of a team
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 112 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):

  • Grade 12 Language Arts (English 30-2)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30; Math 20-1 will also be accepted for Fall 2024)
  • One of:
  • Grade 11 Physics (Physics 20), or
  • Grade 12 Chemistry (Chemistry 30), or
  • Grade 12 Science (Science 30)

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
63% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 150

Application Fee

11000 Per year

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