Networking & Infrastructure Administration (IT)

Prepare for a career in designing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and implementing security on computers, computer networks and network operating systems. Through hands-on activities, you will set up and configure network operating systems and network equipment such as servers, PCs, switches and routers, and work with emerging technologies such as machine virtualization.

The program also prepares you for many industry-sought certifications including the VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) - Windows 7, MCTS - Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, MCTS - Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

Career Outlook — Employment opportunities are expected to grow dramatically including positions for network administrators, network specialists, network technicians and desktop support specialists.

Added Career Value —  You are well on your way toward earning the Network Specialist associate degree when you complete this diploma program.


Program Name: 
Networking & Infrastructure Administration
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Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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