The Computer Networking Technician program is an evening program that prepares graduates for positions in computer networking and IT support. 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. A shorter certificate option is also available.
Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Network Technician; Technical Service Analyst; Helpdesk Technician; Network Administrator; Data Programmer
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 email@example.com.
All State Communications; Aston Technologies, Inc.; Direct Source; Inside Edge; Emerson Control Techniques
SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.