Computer Networking

Unleash your inner geek and earn a good living doing it. Learn to implement, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services with emphasis on security. At the same time you'll be preparing to take your Network+ and A+ industry certifications!

The Computer Networking Program provides hardware and software knowledge along with networking administration, support, network topologies, protocol standards, network implementation, security, and troubleshooting skills. These essential skills prepare you for employment as a network technician, LAN support technician, LAN Administrators, Information Technology Support Technician, Microcomputer Support Specialists, Technical Support Analyst, or Network Engineer. Included in this program is preparation for the Network+ and Security+ certifications, two important credentials for professionals in the network support and network security industries.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Please note that the internship may extend beyond program end date.

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 4/4/2018 (plus internship)
  • 9/20/2017 – 5/7/2018 (plus internship)
  • 1/8/2018 – 9/1/2018 (plus internship)
  • 2/26/2018 – 11/1/2018 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M-Th, either 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12–4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 12/1/2018 (plus internship)
  • 9/19/2017 – 1/15/2019 (plus internship)
  • 1/8/2018 – 5/1/2019 (plus internship)
  • 2/6/2018 – 6/1/2019 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M-Th, 5–9 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 12/1/2018 (plus internship)
  • 9/18/2017 – 1/15/2019 (plus internship)
  • 1/8/2018 – 5/1/2019 (plus internship)
  • 2/6/2018 – 6/1/2019 (plus internship)

 

Program Cost

 

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $24.31
  • Annual Salary = $50,574

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $43.55
  • Annual Salary = $90,581

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Computer software trainer
  • Information technology support technician
  • LAN administrator
  • Microcomputer support specialist
  • Network technician
  • Technical support analyst

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Banks
  • Communication industries
  • Credit unions
  • Government agencies (local, state, federal)
  • Hospitals
  • Large corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Schools
  • Small businesses
  • Staffing agencies

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I am finally in the perfect discipline that applies artistic skill and analytic interests in an industry with a very bright future.

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