Explore Academic Programs - Network Systems Administration


Network Systems Technicians safeguard the network, ensure traffic flows smoothly and maintain reliability and security. As a network technician, you can have the skills and knowledge to be valuable in literally any industry that needs to stay connected.

In your job, you will Install, configure, support and monitor an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Network and Computer Systems Administrators 

Potential Earnings: (2015 median):  $77,810 annual 

Market Growth Rate: 5%-8%


Computer Systems Analysts 

Potential Earnings: $85,800 annual

Market Growth Rate: 14%+

Computer Network Analysts 

Potential Earnings: (2015 median):  $62,250 annual

Market Growth Rate: 5%-8%  

 
* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required

Degrees and Certificates

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science 

Network Systems Administrator 

60 credit hours, two years full-time 

Central Campus Day 

Central Campus Evening & Weekend

Online

Certificate of Completion 

Network Specialist 

31 credit hours, two semesters full time 

Central Campus Day 

Central Campus Evening & Weekend

Online

Certificate of Completion 

Network Server and Cloud Administrator 

19 credit hours, two semesters full time or part-time

Central Campus Day 

Central Campus Evening & Weekend

Online