Program Details

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Networking Systems program prepares students to seek careers in the field of computer networking. Networking specialists plan, coordinate, and implement an organization’s networking systems.
Location:
Anchorage, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Information Technology

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Networking Systems program prepares students to seek careers in the field of computer networking. Networking specialists plan, coordinate, and implement an organization’s networking systems. The computer networking degree program includes Windows Active Directory administration, cloud computing concepts, application development coursework, as well as general education coursework in oral and written communication, ethics, sociology, mathematics, and environmental science.

The curriculum prepares students for TestOut Pro Certification IT exams which can earn them six certifications within the Computer Networking Systems coursework. Testing for certifications is an integrated part of the Computer Networking Systems program. Students have the option of retaking the tests on their own if they do not earn certification during the program.

IT certifications are a highly regarded qualifier for employment in the IT field. 91% of employers believe IT certifications play a key role in the hiring process and are a reliable predictor of a successful employee and 72% require IT certifications for certain job openings.1

Upon successful completion of our computer networking degree program, see graduation requirements section of the catalog, students could seek or obtain entry-level employment in computer networking or computer information systems positions.

Program Highlights:

    TestOut Certification preparation and exams including:
        PC Pro
        Client Pro
        Desktop Pro
        Linux Pro
        Network Pro
        Server Pro 2016
    Windows Active Directory administration
    Cloud computing concepts
    Application development coursework
    Diagnostic process of common computer issues
    Basic subnetting tasks

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

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