Computer Networking

Unleash your inner geek and earn a good living doing it. Learn to implement, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services with emphasis on security. Our Computer Networking program is focused on preparing students to take important inudstry certification exams, including A+, Network+ and Security+.

Our students gain hands-on knowledge and experience with network implementation and security practices. In less than one year, students will have the hardware and software knowledge, as well as the troubleshooting essentials, to start a career in computer networking. 

These essential skills prepare you for employment as a network technician, LAN support technician, LAN Administrators, Information Technology Support Technician, Microcomputer Support Specialists, Technical Support Analyst, or Network Engineer. 


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Gainful Employment Information

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 4/11/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm Closed
9/20/2018 5/15/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm Closed
1/7/2019 11/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm Closed
2/13/2019 12/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm Closed


Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 12/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am
1/7/2019 5/1/2020 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am 


Part-Time/Online Hybrid (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 12/1/2019 (plus internship) M,W 6:00pm–10:00pm Closed
1/7/2019 5/1/2020 (plus internship) M,W 6:00pm–10:00pm  Canceled
4/8/2019 8/1/2020 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm  


Program Cost


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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Computer Network Support Specialists 20% 21.03/hr ($43,750/yr)

25.73/hr ($53,520/yr)

32.09/hr ($66,750/yr)

48.56/hr ($101,000/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 


To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

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


What types of companies might hire me?

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

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