Associate's Degree in Computer Networking

Network Administration Degree | SBBC

The associate's Network Administration Degree program prepares students for work in the fast paced computer industry.

Network administration degree curriculum places emphasis on Microsoft networking, peripheral interfacing, network design and administration, client/server configuration, LAN management, network theory, and systems integration. In addition, the curriculum will provide exposure to the relationship between LAN and WAN connectivity, advanced directory services, security, and server applications. Graduates of the network administration degree program will be prepared for network administration and other emerging computer positions. For highly motivated students, this curriculum can also assist with preparation for certification examinations.

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Network Administration Degree Courses

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 Courses in the curriculum include:

  • Windows desktop
  • File management and basic systems configuration
  • Installing hardware and software
  • Installing, configuring, optimizing, networking and supporting LANs and WANs
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of network systems
  • Professional responsibility, appropriate interaction, ethics, teamwork, and confidentiality
  • Understanding of remote access, gateway connections, routing, monitoring and optimizing network systems
  • Installing, configuring, optimizing, networking and supporting client/servers
  • Installing, configuring, and optimizing Directory Servers
  • Installing, configuring, optimizing contact management and database servers

Certifications you will be qualified to test for:

CertificationCorresponding SBBCollege Course
CompTIA A+ Practical Application NET101, Hardware Configuration & Management
CompTIA’s Network+ Certification NET110, Networking Essentials
CompTIA’s Security+ Certification NET120, Network Security
CompTIA’s Linux+ Certification NET210, Alternative Operating Systems
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) NET240, Switches and Routers
Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) NET240, Switches and Routers
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) NET230, Client Workstation
NET231, Server Operating System
Microsoft Office Specialist NET100, Desktop Applications
Microsoft Technical Associate NET230, Client Workstation
NET231, Server Operating System
NET110, Networking Essentials
NET120, Network Security

 

Technology Careers with Network Administration Degree

With an associate's network administration degree, students can find work as a network administrator. Within this profession they could be responsible for designing, installing and maintaining the computer network for an organization. This could include responsibility for purchasing hardware, designing the physical layout of the network and implementing security measures.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), network administrators can expect to experience an employment growth rate of 23% up to 2018 (www.bls.gov). 

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Areas of opportunity:

  • IT Assistant
  • IT Technician Contractor
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Sales Consultant
  • Technical Support

Industry areas:

  • Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Small Businesses

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