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Computer Networking A.S. Degree

  • AS iconOur computer networking degree prepares you for software and network support positions in the IT field. With this degree, you can enter the job market or pursue further study, including SPC’s bachelor’s degree in technology management. As part of the A.S. degree, you complete an internship, providing invaluable experience for your career and choose a subplan: network engineering (Cisco) or network administrator (Linux and Windows).

  • What You Will Learn

    Depending on your specialization, you will gain the following skills:

    • The fundamentals of networked environments and data communications
    • Computer hardware, software and router installation, troubleshooting and configuration
    • Network administration, management, security, troubleshooting and maintenance
    • The fundamentals of the Linux/Unix operating environments
    • Linux and Windows server administration
    • LAN switching and wireless design
    • WAN technology and protocols
    • Voice over IP
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  • Continuing Your Education

    Our networking certificates transfer to our A.S. degree in Computer Networking, which offers two areas of specialization: network engineering (Cisco) or network administrator (Linux and Windows). Our A.S. transfers to our bachelor's degree in Technology Development and Management.

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  • Networking Careers

    Networking specialists have become invaluable team members as businesses expand their use of networking to share resources and reduce expenses. Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent through 2020, as organizations switch to newer, faster and more mobile networks.

    Our program prepares you for entry-level work as:

    Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics