Computer Networking Technician

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.

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


Common Job Titles
Technical Service Analyst; Helpdesk Technician

Program Placement Rate: 82%
Data reflects placement for AY2012-13 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
SHL; Ecessa; Dunwoody College of Technology

National Median Salary

SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics,


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