Network Administration refers to the large networks and computer systems that allow businesses across the world to connect and share information. Professionals with the technical know-how necessary to manipulate these systems are in high demand in today’s job market. PTC's certificate and degree program provides students with an understanding of information systems utilization in the business world.
Networking and Microcomputer Technology Certificate (29 credits)
MATH 1260 College Algebra (3)
COCP 1201 Microsoft Office Basics (2)
COCP 1202 Networking Basics (3)
COCP 1204 Network Configuration and Routing (3)
COCP 1209 Workstation Operating System I (3)
COCP 1211 Network Security (3)
COCP 1250 Microcomputer Hardware Support (3)
COCP 1253 Microsoft Server OS I (3)
MGMT 1205 Introduction to Business (3)
MGMT 2201 Career Management (3)
A.A.S. Degree (31 additional credits)
COCP 1203 Visual Basic/VB Script (2)
COCP 2201 Active Directory (3)
COCP 2230 UNIX Administration (3)
COCP 2235 Email Servers (3)
COCP 2260 Advanced Network Technologies (3)
COCP 2290 Computer Support Comprehensive Review (4)
PHIL 1220 Human Ethics (3)
SPCH 1270 Introduction to Speech (3)
ENGL 1276 College Composition (4) or ENGL 1277 Technical Communications (4)
General Education Elective (3)
For more specific information about this program's required courses, visit the Course Outlines page.
Cost of Program
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Career and Employment Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer support specialists is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through 2014 as organizations continue to adopt increasingly sophisticated technology and integrate it into their systems. Job growth will continue to be driven by the ongoing expansion of the computer system design and related services industry, which is projected to remain one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. economy.
Gainful Employment Program Information Networking and Microcomputer Technology Certificate (29 credits)