Computer Networking

The Computer Networking Program will prepare you to take the Network+ service technician certification exam. Provides the hardware and software knowledge along with networking administration, support, network topologies, protocol standards, network implementation, security, and troubleshooting skills essential for employment as a network technician, LAN support technician, LAN Administrators, Information Technology Support Technician, Microcomputer Support Specialists, Technical Support Analyst, or Network Engineer. Included in this program is preparation for the Network+ and Security+ certifications. These certifications are a standard for professionals in the network support and network security industries.

Why consider becoming a computer network technician?

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Enter into an IT career as a Network Technician, IT Support Technician, or Network Administrator after course completion

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Learn to implement, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services with emphasis on security

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Be prepared to take your Network + and A+ industry certifications

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Earn salaries of $38,800 - $78,000 per year depending on experience

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Flexible program structure allows you to take individual courses or complete the entire program

What is the average pay for computer network technician jobs?

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $24.31
  • Annual Salary = $50,574

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $43.55
  • Annual Salary = $90,581

What types of jobs can I choose?

  • Computer software trainer
  • Information technology support technician
  • LAN administrator
  • Microcomputer support specialist
  • Network technician
  • Technical support analyst

What types of companies can I work for?

  • Banks
  • Communication industries
  • Credit unions
  • Government agencies (local, state, federal)
  • Hospitals
  • Large corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Schools
  • Small businesses
  • Staffing agencies

 

Program Details

Program Start Dates:

  • Day Program: March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.
  • Eventing Program: Hybrid online classes with monthy start dates.

Class Hours:

  • Day Program: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Evening Program: Monday - Thursday; 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 722.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 42.00
  • Estimated Program Cost: $4,284.00 plus books and materials
  • Estimated Time to Complete: day program - 12 months; evening program - 26 months
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.

 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office: 720-423-4744
Financial Aid Fax: 720-423-4903
Hours: M-W 8am-6pm; TH-F 8am-3pm

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