Computer Networking Technician

Prepare for a successful career in computer networking and IT support during Dunwoody’s evening associate’s degree program. Learn computer logic, security procedures, basic programming, and everyday maintenance for Microsoft computers and applications. In two years, you will be ready to work for a wide array of businesses and organizations.

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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.

Earn your associate’s degree:

List of program requirements & course descriptions (pdf) | email faculty

Earn your certificate:

List of certificate requirements (pdf) | Gainful Employment Page for Certificate

Career-based courses like:
Computer Systems
Network Fundamentals
Server Systems
Routing & Switching
Enterprise Application Administration
Open Source Software

…are combined with technical writing, communication and math courses designed specifically for computer students.

Additional benefits of Dunwoody’s Computer Networking Technician program include:Photo of Dunwoody Computer Technology student building a computer.
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.

Degree Information

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. The program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. A shorter certificate option is also available. Classes within this program are offered during the evening. You can also go on to earn a bachelor’s completion degree in Computer Systems Analysis.

With Your Degree

Common Job Titles
Possible job titles upon graduation include:
Network Technician
Technical Service Analyst
Helpdesk Technician
Network Administrator
Data Programmer

Recent Employers
Companies that hire our graduates include:
All State Communications
Aston Technologies, Inc.
Direct Source
Inside Edge
Emerson Control Techniques

Program Placement Rate: 100%

Data reflects placement for AY2014-15 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

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,