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Network Administration

Network Administration

Network Administration

The Network Administration concentration provides students with necessary skills for careers as network technicians and engineers. Courses concentrate in areas of building, maintaining and troubleshooting computer networks; configuring switches and routers; and securing and protecting networks and data from attacks. The curriculum includes preparation for Net+, Security+, and CCNA certifications. This A.A.S. program is a career degree, preparing students for the workforce after graduation. However, students can opt to transfer to a four-year program rather than start a career, but should confer with advisors and transferring institutions for specific requirements.

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$82K

Median annual salary for network & computer systems administrators

5%

Growth in employment over the next 10 years

383,900

Network & computer systems administrator jobs in the U.S.

14,850

Network & computer systems administrators employed in MD

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