Network Systems Technology (AS)

The Associate in Science (AS) in Network Systems Technology offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as cabling specialists, PC support technician, network control operators, data communications analysts, help desk specialists, network technicians, computer security specialists, network specialists, network managers, network systems analysts, network systems technicians, network troubleshooters, WAN/LAN managers, or systems administrators in public, private, and governmental organizations. The program is designed for both full-time and part-time students.

The content includes but is not limited to planning, installing, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting, and managing computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students are prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program.

Continuing Toward a Baccalaureate Degree

There are many opportunities for more advanced education. For example, graduates of the AS, Network Systems Technology Degree can pursue Bachelor’s Degrees in computer science and information technology related areas at many colleges and universities located throughout the state and country.