NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

  • Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Degree: Diploma
  • Credits: Total Diploma Credits 44
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Overview

This degree provides the skills needed to design, manage, troubleshoot and secure wired and wireless network environments. Students will gain technical skills through hardware installation, software configuration and management of computers, servers and networking devices. Microsoft Windows, Linux, Cisco, and other multi-vendor and cloud-based platforms relevant for today’s networks are explored.

Career Opportunities

Positions are available as Network Support Specialists, Network Analysts, Network Administrators.

Award Outcomes:

  • Install hardware and software to meet enterprise needs.
  • Perform tasks required of a network administrator.
  • Provide Technical Support for computers.
  • Set up computer networks.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrate safe service and repair practices.
  • Explain principles of network operation.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 34 Credits
General Education Requirements 7 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 3 Credits
  • Any CCIS course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective. Recommended: 3
  • CCIS1443 CCNA 4: WANs, VPNs, and Enterprise Networks 4
  • CCIS1480 CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Exam Prep 1
  • CCIS1490 CCNA Specialty Fields 3
  • CCIS2161 Linux Admin 3 3
  • CCIS2270 Windows Admin 3 4
  • CCIS2680 A+ Software Support 3
  • CCIS2685 A+ Exam Prep 1
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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