Computer Support and Network Administration
Minneapolis College's Computer Support and Network Administration degree provides a comprehensive, industry-focused training on network support and Internet technologies. This fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in network administration, client/server installation and support and database implementation. Instructors with business and industry experience guide you through this program that will give you a leg up in this exciting industry.
- Instructors with real-world expertise in business and industry experience lead classes and cover the various program areas.
- Many Information Technology courses are geared toward vendor-based and vendor-neutral industry standard certifications such as those from Microsoft, Cisco and CompTIA. Several industry certification preparation electives are offered.
- You will graduate with the valuable teamwork, technical, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills that employers are seeking.
- Many courses are offered during the day and at night. Classes are taught in varied formats: classroom, online and hybrid (combines classroom and online). Core and mandatory courses are offered every semester.
- Computer learning labs feature small class sizes and are designed for individual work on computers and small group meetings.
Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines
Please select the award below to view the degree options and requirements in the college catalog.
- Computer Support and Network Administration A.A.S. Degree—60 credits
- Computer Support and Network Administrator Diploma—54 credits
- Information Assurance Professional Diploma—50 credits
- Cisco Network Administrator Certificate—27 credits
- Computer Security Specialist Certificate—27 credits
- Database Administrator Certificate—27 credits
- Linux Network Administrator Certificate—27 credits
- Information Technology Fundamentals Certificate—19 credits
- Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate—27 credits
- Course Descriptions & Outlines
- Transfer Agreements
Program Learning Outcomes
- Create a plan for ongoing study and professional development as a responsible and ethical member of the IT community
- Provide support and maintenance for information systems
- Identify, understand and apply troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
- Apply professional skills including communication, customer service, and teamwork
- Create and configure systems