Receive not only Instructor-Led Training but students can also access on-demand videos Virtual Labs that allows you to test your skills risk-free in a real-world lab environment and answer certification exam practice questions until you’re confident that you are ready to pass the exam.
CompTIA A+, Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) Windows Server Administration Fundamentals), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Triple Cert. A computer Network System Specialist certificate program is designed for individuals who desire entry-level positions in computer networking. While enrolled, students have the opportunity to gain the analytical and technical skills for a variety of professional tasks. These tasks include but are not limited to troubleshooting, testing, maintaining, and safeguarding systems of varying sizes and levels of complexity. Students will learn about configuration and the role of the OSI model in networking and troubleshooting. A fundamental understanding of computer hardware, operating systems, computer application software, networking technologies and protocols, web browsers, identifying security risks, troubleshooting errors and system maintenance is gained through a laptop, desktop and server computers including virtualization and storage along with monitoring and troubleshooting servers.
Students who complete the Computer Network System Specialist certificate program can go on to work in various entry-level positions in fields such as database administration, network systems administration and computer support. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of computer support specialists is projected to rise by 12% during the 2014-2024 decade. Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to rise by 8%, and the employment of database administrators is projected to rise by 11% in the same period (www.bls.gov).
As of May 2018, the mean annual wage of database administrators was $84,250. For network and computer systems administrators, it was $82,200. For computer user support specialists, it was $52,430.
Computer Network Technician, Network Technician, and Systems Network Technician Specialist.