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

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 4/11/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
9/20/2018 5/15/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
1/7/2019 9/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
2/13/2019 10/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 12/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am
or
12:00–4:00pm
1/7/2019 5/1/2020 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am 
​or 
12:00–4:00pm 

 

Part-Time/Online Hybrid (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 12/1/2019 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm
1/7/2019 5/1/2020 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm 

 

Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Computer Network Support Specialists 20% 21.03/hr ($43,750/yr)

25.73/hr ($53,520/yr)

32.09/hr ($66,750/yr)

48.56/hr ($101,000/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

 

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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Health and beauty have always been passions of mine. The ability to combine the two is exciting - helping people feel their best inside and out. The program is awesome and the price is right!

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