Computer Networking Systems

The Computer Networking Systems program prepares graduates for positions in computer networking and IT support.

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Students learn basic computer logic and the practical application of computer operations and maintenance. Courses include data communications; client and server operating systems (such as Microsoft Windows and Linux); networking technologies (including wireless networks and Cisco©); and basic programming.

Students also learn about Microsoft applications, virtualization technologies and IT security issues. Arts & Sciences curriculum enhances the skills necessary for students to be successful in their career, including technical writing, communication, and math courses designed specifically for computer students.

Degree Information:

Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.

Common Job Titles:

IT Support; Network Technician; IT Administrator; Application Engineer; Technical Support Representative

Program Placement Rate: 100%

Data reflects placement for AY2013-14 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact

Recent Employers: 

Bridgewater Bank; Advantage Management Corporation; Best Buy; Insignia Systems, Inc.; SFM Mutual Insurance Company

National Median Salary: $62,120

SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,

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