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.
The program offers hands-on experience, with many courses aligned with vendor-based and vendor-neutral standards, preparing students for certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA.
Instructors with real word experience in business and industry will lead your classes and cover the various program areas.
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 evening. 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 systems and small group projects.
Opportunities to participate in student life activities such as the Computer, Cyber Security, Computer Software Support, and Women in Technology clubs; participate in inter-collegiate competitions; attend industry events; and have internship opportunities
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