Computer Support and Network Administration

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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.

Highlights

  • 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Create a plan for ongoing study and professional development as a responsible and ethical member of the IT community
  2. Provide support and maintenance for information systems
  3. Identify, understand and apply troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  4. Apply professional skills including communication, customer service, and teamwork
  5. Create and configure systems