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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Nov 12, 2019
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

Network Administrator, A.A.S.


Students earning this degree will be prepared to pursue information technology and networking careers in a variety of industries, including health care, financial services, education, entertainment, and more. With an emphasis on practical experience, students learn the basics of routing, switching, wireless, troubleshooting, and other advanced technologies to prepare for the globally-recognized Cisco CCNA® certification, continued education, and for entry-level career opportunities such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Installer, Network Technician, or Help Desk Technician.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Network and Computer System Administrator

Related Awards

Computer Programmer A.A.S.  
Computer Support Specialist, A.A.S.  
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, A.A.S  
Computer Programming Intermediate Level 2 Certificate  
Cisco Certified Network Associate Level 1 Certificate  
Computer Programming Basics Level 1 Certificate  
Computer Support Specialist Level 1 Certificate  
Computer Forensics Level 1 Certificate  
Information Assurance & Cybersecurity Level 1 Certificate  
Personal Computer Skills Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information


Students earning this degree will be prepared to pursue information technology and networking careers in a variety of industries, including health care, financial services, education, entertainment, and more. With an emphasis on practical experience, students learn the basics of routing, switching, wireless, troubleshooting, and other advanced technologies to prepare for the globally-recognized Cisco CCNA® certification, continued education, and for entry-level career opportunities such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Installer, Network Technician, or Help Desk Technician. Post Network Associate (CCNA®) students may choose to pursue the Network Professional (CCNP®) certification. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average growth and excellent job prospects for Network Administrators.

NOTES:


# Course not offered at Palo Alto College
* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 11.0101
Major Code: NADN