This certificate is designed to prepare students to enter or advance into the IP Telephony field. Students will be provided the opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and technical operational skills relating to VolP best practices. This program is designed around developing VolP networks, deployment of VolP, and managing those networks. Students will gain valuable skills maintaining and managing VolP business requirements and standards. This certificate is designed to advance students/professionals into the VolP fields by building on technical information technology, computing, networking and telecommunication knowledge. Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.