Computer Network Specialist

Computer Network Specialist


This curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment positions that require them to support local and wide area network installations in a business or professional setting. All students will complete a core of courses that will provide a basic understanding of popular network server environments and network architectures. Students will receive preparation for the Cisco Certified Network Associate examination as part of this program. Graduates will have the technical competencies required of persons who support networks and who are responsible for maintaining, upgrading, and supporting microcomputer systems. In addition to the specialized courses, essential business and general education courses are included.


Admission to the Program: Open


First-Time Enrollees

  • Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  • Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  • Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.


Computer Information Systems Course Completion Requirement
For credit toward degree requirements, all CIS courses must have been completed during the five school years preceding conference of the degree or must have the approval of the Dean of Career, Technical, and Health Education Programs or Program Coordinator.


*NOTE: Computer Technician Certificate conferred upon successful completion of the required 30 hours contained in the first and second semesters plus summer session of this program. A.A.S. Degree conferred upon successful completion of all 62 required hours.