Associate Degree in Network Administration

Within our interconnected online world, there is increasingly high demand for well-trained professionals who can manage computer networks and keep online data safe. The Network Administration program at Pine Technical & Community College will train you to administer and manage networks. Because PTCC is a certified Cisco Academy, you will benefit from additional hands-on learning and certification opportunities.

Build your network administration skills through hands-on learning and certification training, and gain the expertise businesses need to run their networks.

  • The Network Administration degree program at Pine Technical & Community College prepares graduates to administer and manage complex local area networks (LANs) as well as wide area networks (WANs) in multiple environments.
  • An emphasis will be placed on administering, designing, installing, configuring, connecting, planning and maintaining LANs and enterprise networks.
  • Graduates will be prepared for the role of network administrator, network designer, network integrator and network analyst in the enterprise environment.


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  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Network and Computer Systems Administrators earned a median salary of $77,810 in 2015, and the employment outlook will continue to grow.
  • Network and computer systems administrators install, configure and support an organization’s LAN, WAN and internet systems or a segment of a network system. Network Administration professionals monitor networks to ensure network availability for system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability, as well as monitor and test website performance to ensure websites operate correctly and without interruption.
  • Network professionals also assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software, as well as supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists.
  • Local organizations are in need of well-trained IT professionals, and PTCC's partnerships have led to internship and job opportunities for students.

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