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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

 

2016-2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 4/10/2017 (plus internship)
  • 9/21/2016 – 5/10/2017 (plus internship)
  • 1/23/2017 – Fall 2017 (plus internship)
  • 3/9/2017 – Spring 2018 (plus internship)

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

  • 8/22/2016 – Fall 2017 (plus internship)
  • 10/12/2016 – Spring 2018 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M-Th, 12–4 p.m.)

  • 1/9/2017 – Spring 2018 (plus internship)
  • 3/6/2017 – Spring 2018 (plus internship)

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 885
  • Total Credit Hours: 46.00
  • Cost per Credit: $84
  • Additional Fees: $1,597
  • Estimated Program Cost: $5,461 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
COM 262 Communicating with Impossible People 1.00
CIS 128 Operating System: Using Windows 3.00
CIS 118 Intro to PC Applications 3.00
CIS 124 Intro to Operating Systems 3.00
CNG 121 Computer Technician I: A+ 4.00
CNG 105 Internet Technologies 3.00
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3.00
CNG 122 Computer Technician II: A+ 4.00
COM 101 Employment Strategies 1.00
MAR 160 Customer Service 3.00
CNG 124 Networking I: Network + 3.00
CNG 132 Network Security Fundamentals 3.00
CNG 212 Configuring Windows Server 4.00
CNG 211 Windows Configuration: (OS) 3.00
CIS 287 Cooperative Education 1.00
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4.00

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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From our students...

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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From our teachers...

Those wanting to start their own business, this is the field to be in. Our program is very hands on and allows one to work on their craft

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