Over the last year, 500+ jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. As a computer network architect, salaries start around $56,000 for entry-level positions. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)
The Network Administration Certificate focuses on the computerized technologies that are critical to business and industry. This program provides students with the ability to configure a variety of network devices, such as routers and switches. Graduates will have an understanding of local and wide area network technologies, telecommunications, wireless communications, and network connectivity. In addition to an understanding of telecommunications, students will also obtain comprehensive training via the Cisco Networking Academy classes as part of the curriculum. After completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the CCNA certification exam.
- Demonstrate knowledge of network operations to prepare for the CCNA certification.
- Configure and troubleshoot network devices and security implementations.
- Identify, organize, plan, and allocate resources effectively in a telecommunications environment.
All course requirements and the recommended sequence of courses for this program can be found through the College’s Online Academic Catalog. Click here to access the catalog for details on our Network Administration program.