Network Virtualization Technologies

Program is designed for employees in the information systems field who wish to learn how virtualization works and how it can benefit their organization. Due to the level of knowledge needed, students must have completed ITN-103 or provide industry certification relative to the material contained within the course, as determined by the program instructor.

Program Integration: This CSC provides credits towards the A.A.S. Networking Degree and Cyber Security Certificate.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  1. Preparation to earn the VMware VCA and VCP certifications
  2. Preparation to earn the NetApp Storage certification
  3. An understanding of IT certifications and their role in a successful career
  4. Preparation for employment in the IT field

Program Information

Minimum credits:16

Length: 2 semesters (1 year), based on a part-time schedule.

Career opportunities:Computer Network Architect:$56,230-155,250  Job growth: 9% from 2014-2024; Network Systems Admin: $47,460-124,090 Job growth: 8%; Computer Support Specialist:$28,990-81,260  Job growth: 12%

*Median salaries job growth nationwide as of 2015. Source:

Industry Certifications:VMware VCA and VCP, NetApp Storage.

Division:Business, Engineering, & Industrial Technologies

Contact:434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474

Course Sequence

First Semester Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
ITN 254 Virtual Infrastructure: Installation Configuration 4 0 4 4
TN 213 Information Storage & Mgmt 4 0 4 4
Total 8 0 8 8
Second Semester Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
TN 255 Virtual Infrastructure: Deployment Analysis 4 0 4 4
ITN 231 Desktop Virtualization 4 0 4 4
Total 8 0 8 8

For more information consult the College Catalog