Computer Network Administration Associate's Degree Overview
Computer network administration prepares students for work in the computer networking industry. Students learn about operating systems management, programming, networking fundamentals and computer integration. The course work prepares students for professional certifications from companies like Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco. The associate degree offers students the fastest track to a successful career.
UT's computer network administration program deals with the ability to share information and equipment. As more companies install networking capabilities, more computer networking professionals will be needed to implement and manage these networks. Students work with current technology and equipment typical of that used by most employers in a hands-on environment.
College of Business and Innovation Highlights
- High-touch, high-tech environment - Students study and practice with the tools, software and situations they'll encounter in the business world thru fully equipped learning labs.
- Internships - More than 85 percent of students do an internship. Through our connections and placement support, we help students secure a position in town or across the country.
- High placement rate - About 80 percent of our students find jobs after graduation; this has remained consistent, even with the economic downturn.
- New facilities - Our new Savage & Associates Complex for Business Learning and Engagement opened in 2009 and our Stranahan Hall was completely renovated in 2011. Our students learn in some of the newest and most innovative spaces on campus.
- Our sales program is ranked top in the country - Bottom line: if you want to get into sales, the UT College of Business and Innovation is where you should go to get your degree.
- We offer many major-minor combinations - We offer bachelor's degrees in 13 different areas of business, with a major and minor in each for students to mix and match.
Students are prepared for network administration and network engineering certification, which is recognized as the global standard for administering, servicing and supporting networking and networking applications. Typical job opportunities include working for corporate information systems departments, computer consulting companies and computer software/hardware organizations. The job market for computer networking professionals has been solid and will continue to grow.
This degree can be completed 100 percent online, in addition to the traditional classroom setting. Minimum computer skills are advised for online, distance-learning courses, such as Internet navigation, e-mail and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Computer Network Administration Associate's Degree Curriculum