Students earning this degree will be prepared to pursue information technology and networking careers in a variety of industries, including healthcare, financial services, education, entertainment, and more. With an emphasis on practical experience, students learn the basics of routing, switching, wireless, troubleshooting, and other advanced technologies to prepare for the globally-recognized Cisco CCNA® certification, continued education, and for entry-level career opportunities such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Installer, Network Technician, or Help Desk Technician. Post Network Associate (CCNA®) students may choose to pursue the Network Professional (CCNP®) certification. Students may also pursue the Microsoft Certified Information Technology-Server or Enterprise Administrator certification. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average growth and excellent job prospects for Network Administrators.
Related Degree and Certificates: Advanced Technical Certificate, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) , Certificate, MCITP Enterprise Administrator , Certificate, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)