Estimated Program Costs
Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is established by the State Board of Community Colleges and North Carolina General Assembly and is subject to change without notice.
What to Expect:
Network Administration is a concentration under the Information Technology program. The curriculum prepares students to install, configure, monitor, optimize, and troubleshoot enterprise grade routers and switches as well as Windows client workstations and servers, and manage their operations on a network. Students will develop strong analytical skills and extensive computer knowledge. Course work includes extensive hands-on experience with client and server machines in the Windows environment and configuration of Cisco routers and switches.
Graduates should qualify for employment in business, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on Microsoft computer systems to manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry recognized certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco (CCNA), CompTIA, and others.
Network Administration (A25590A)
Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science
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The IT/Network Administration degree program is designed to meet the educational requirements for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification in North Carolina. Please see the disclosure chart for information regarding certifications in other states.