Network Administration

Associate in Applied Science

Modes of Instruction

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The Network Administration degree will support students desiring to enter the Information Technology (IT) field of network and server system engineering.

The Network Administration degree will provide the mechanisms for success in the career field for students seeking immediate career position upon graduation.

Network Administration involves a physical aspect to career field as required to implement and expand network system infrastructure and install new components (computer equipment) to the physical network system.

Professionals working in Network Administration are able to configure all network equipment such as routers, switches, firewalls, server systems, client workstations, and also repair system issues.


What You Can Do

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Architect
  • Telecommunications Specialist

Program Details


Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Exhibit the ability to plan, implement, and manage Windows-based Active Directory servers and workstations. 
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly troubleshoot and correct issues with workstations, hardware, software, and network-related technical difficulties. 
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and work together in a team to achieve success with large scale projects. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to configure routers, switches, and other networking devices in order to support network system reliability and performance.
  • Exhibit the ability to work with mobile device configuration, Linux systems, and IoT devices required in the workforce. 
  • Demonstrate confidence and capability to design, upgrade, and expand network infrastructures.

Students completing this degree must also complete curriculum requirements aligned with General Education Student Learning Outcomes.

Computer Information Technology Faculty

Angenien Huffstutler

Angenien Huffstutler

Associate Professor Computer Information Technology
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