The Network Administration Option is intended to prepare individuals to install, configure, and support an organization’s network.
The program covers knowledge and skills in computer information systems, operating systems and applications, network systems, and security. Graduates of this program may seek employment as an entry-level Network Administrator and related professions.
Employees in such positions would maintain network hardware and software, monitor a network to ensure network availability, perform necessary maintenance, and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures. They may also supervise computer and network support specialists.
Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure. Licensure may be global, national, or state-specific. This program meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary.
The student/graduate will be able to:
- Illustrate essential computer skills in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring basic network infrastructure.
- Illustrate essential computer skills in system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security.
- Illustrate essential computer skills in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring network operating systems.
Learn how computers share data, software and other resources via wireless (wi-fi) and client server networks and also the Internet.View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Computer Information Systems - Network Administration, A.A.S.