Work with Servers andNetworks

Network Administration & Computer Security

The Network Administration and Computer Security Certificate program provides training and instruction in network administration, computer repair, and end user support.  Among the primary functions of a Network Administration and Computer Security Technician are support of computer networks, network troubleshooting, repairing computer hardware, loading and upgrading system and application software, supporting computer peripherals, and providing user support.  Network Administration and Computer Security students will receive broad instruction so that the skills can be applicable to a variety of situations and allow for growth and specialization within their chosen field.

Additionally, this Network Administration and Computer Security program prepares students to take several Microsoft certification examinations that collectively lead to certifications as a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA®), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS®), and CompTIA® A+.  Mildred Elley is an advanced level Microsoft IT Academy member, and uses Microsoft-approved materials, textbooks and software for many of its courses that support preparation for these credentials.  For a description of alignment of individual courses with exams and certifications, please refer to the description for the Information Technology A.O.S. degree program.

 

Network Administration and Computer Security Courses

  • Networking
  • Computer Concepts
  • The Internet and Web Page Design
  • Microcomputer Hardware
  • Help Desk Management and User Support
  • Microcomputer Operating Systems
  • Client Operating Systems
  • Computer Security

The field of Information Technology has been identified as one of the fastest growing sector in the economy by the U.S. Department of Labor and the department expects the demand for network and computer systems administrators to increase as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks. According to Bureau of Labor statistics, employment of computer support specialists is expected to grow 12% from 2014 to 2024.† 

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm

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Mildred Elley College is good for you because it works with your schedule, the professors and staff are very caring. The classes are not over crowded so you won’t feel left out or over looked.

-Asheal Straw,
Class of 2015

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