Computer Network Administrator

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Computer networking is one of the fastest growing fields in the world. Organizations of all types and sizes rely on computer networking systems to connect employees and customers with applications and data across geographical boundaries. Tremendous career opportunities are created as the demands on networking systems and the people who manage them become continually more complex. Students with an interest in a rewarding career that offers the opportunity for extensive hands-on work with complex computer systems should consider a career in Computer Network Engineering

In this certificate program, students learn the foundation skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain network systems in business environments. The program also covers operating systems, networking, hardware technologies, security, routing, and database management.

 

EDUCATIONAL GOALS:

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Install all network hardware and software and make needed upgrades and repairs
  • Maintain network and computer system security and ensure that all systems are operating correctly.
  • Train users on the proper use of hardware and software
  • Determine what the organization needs in a network and computer system and setting it up
  • Collect and analyze data in order to evaluate the network’s or system’s performance and help make the system work better
  • Install, manage, and use relational database systems in business and technical environments.

 

Careers:

Graduates of the program pursue careers such as Network Administrators, Network Engineers, Network Specialists, Computer Network Engineering Specialist, LAN Administrators, IT Engineers, Test Engineers, System Engineers, Desktop Support, Pre-sale Engineers, Data Analyst, IT Specialist, Help Desk Technician.

 

 

Prerequisite: some PC knowledge

40 hours/week: 24 Weeks         

20 hours/week: 48 Weeks

Units: 96 /  Clock Hours: 960

 

Course Code

Course Name

Units

Clock Hours

C210

Configuring Windows

10

100

C215

Configuring Windows Server Network Infrastructure

10

100

C216

Configuring Windows Server Active Directory

10

100

C217

Configuring Windows Server Application structure

10

100

C218

Windows Server Enterprise Administrator

10

100

C219

Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server

10

100

E103

Managing and maintaining PC

16

160

R101

Routing and Switching (CCNA)

20

200