Why Computer Networking Technology?

You can start training now for one of the hottest career fields of the 21st century.

Browse our programs and courses to get started with your career in computer networking technology.

Get Certified


The CNT program at Yavapai College prepares students for eight industry certifications including A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Cisco CCENT and CCNA, and Microsoft MCSA.

Get Hired

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The CNT program prepares you for jobs in technical support, network administration and security administration.

Free Software

Free Academic Licensed Software for CNT Students

As a CNT Student, you will be receiving two emails at your YC student email account (known as Scholar Email) during the second week of classes inviting you to download free academic software for Microsoft & VMWare. See below for an example of each of the emails you will be receiving so that you are aware of what to watch out for. Also, there are detailed instructions if you need help downloading the software.

If you have registered in the past, your account is still active. The username for your account is your Yavapai College email address. If you do not remember the password that you set for your account, please use the site’s password recovery option to reset your password.


You can access our Dreamspark site here: Microsoft Dreamspark for Academic Institutions

You can access our VMware site here: VMware Academic Resources


MSDN Academic Alliance (DreamSpark)

Example of Microsoft Email

Detailed Instructions on downloading software

What is DreamSpark?

VMWare Academic Program

Example of VMWare Email

Detailed Instructions on downloading software

What is the VMWare Academic Program?

CNT Certification Tests

Take your CompTIA, Microsoft, or Cisco Certification Exams at the Yavapai College Testing Center

If you would like to schedule a CompTIA, Microsoft, or Cisco exam, please visit the Pearson Vue website. If you have questions or problems, contact the Prescott Testing Center at 928-776-2200.

Purchase Testing Vouchers at a Discount

If you are a YC student, you can purchase CompTIA and Microsoft test vouchers at a substantial discount by using your YC school email. Please visit either the CompTIA website or Microsoft Certification website to purchase vouchers online. Cisco certification exam vouchers are only available through the Cisco NetAcademy after the successful completion of qualifying courses and are handled through the NetAcademy.

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