COMPUTER NETWORKING SYSTEMS
Prepare for a successful career in computer networking and IT support at Dunwoody College of Technology. Learn computer logic, security procedures, basic programming, and everyday maintenance for Microsoft computers and applications. In two years, you will obtain your associate’s degree and be ready to work in a wide array of businesses and organizations.
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Experience Computer Networking at Dunwoody
While at Dunwoody, you will study data communications; client and server operating systems (such as Microsoft Windows and Linux); virtualization technologies; networking technologies (including wireless networks and Cisco©); and IT security issues. By the end of your two years, you will be able to provide actual technical solutions to all kinds of business operating needs.
Career-based courses like:
- Computer Systems
- Network Fundamentals
- Web Development
- Routing & Switching
- Open Source Software
… are combined with technical writing, communication and math courses designed specifically for computer students.
Additional benefits of Dunwoody’s Computer Networking Systems program include:
- Ongoing integration of cutting-edge technologies into the program, keeping you up-to-date and ahead of the curve.
- Training on troubleshooting and maintaining Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and internet connections.
- Numerous hands-on projects using both virtualization technologies and real-world industry grade equipment.
- Student clubs like Dunwoody’s Gaming Community and Open Source Group, which serve as fun and valuable extracurricular activities.
- Access to several computer labs, including a rack server lab, Cloud/Virtualizaion lab, networking lab, and computer hardware lab (with more than 20 computers for disassembly and reassembly)
- Training on equipment, tools, and software that includes virtualization software, network switches and routers, network test equipment, rack server systems, wireless networking and VOIP equipment, and both midgrade commercial and high-end desktop computers. All students lease a laptop that runs Windows and is capable of virtualizing multiple instances of Linux operation systems.
Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. The program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. Classes within this program are offered during the day. You can also go on to earn a bachelor’s completion degree in Computer Systems Analysis.
Prefer to take evening classes? Check out our Computer Networking Technician program.
Common Job Titles
Possible job titles upon graduation include:
-IT Support Analyst
-IT Support Specialist
Companies that hire our graduates include:
-American Spirit Corporation