2021-2022 College Catalog

Network Support Specialist-TCC

Network Support Specialist TCC (Major Code: NS31)

Program Description

The Network Support Specialist certificate prepares students for an entry level job in networking support positions. Such a position will include a variety of responsibilities including: -Hardware and Software installation -Computer network installation and maintenance -Computer and Network Support/Troubleshooting -Computer and Network Security

Career Information

Occupation

Computer Network Support Specialists

 

For those interested in a career in Computer Network Support the job outlook seems bright. The salary of such graduates will depend on many factors, including location, experience, and education. A network support specialist career will also offer high growth potential for those seeking computer network administration positions. For those interested in a career in Computer Network Support the job outlook seems bright. Most employment reports indicate strong growth for this field over the next 10-20 years, specifically in computer and network support.

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 12.4% nationally and 17.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $60,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

Salary Trends

Hourly Salary $26.00

Annual Salary $48,865
Salary Trend Details
Annual wages can be higher than expected based on the organization location and demands.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A

404-225-4538

pejindu@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term
Credit Hours: 10
Estimated Program Cost: $1,942

Curriculum

Courses

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST xxxx CIST Operating Systems Elective

3

Select one of the following courses

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

Or

CIST 2412Microsoft Server Installation and Maintenance

4

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 10

Program Outcomes

1. The Network Support Specialist certificate prepares students for an entry level job in the area of networking support positions.