2021-2022 College Catalog

Network Technician TCC

Network Technician TCC (Major Code: NT21)

Program Description

The Network Technician technical certificate of credit provides basic training in computer information systems networking. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of network administration. Upon graduation, students will be able to install, configure, and maintain networks using Windows networking software.

Career Information

Occupation

Computer Network Support Specialists

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 $50,943 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

 

Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade. Excellent job prospects are expected. Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed. Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade. Excellent job prospects are expected. Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed.

 

Salary Trends

Hourly Salary $24.00
Annual Salary $50,943
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: 2 Terms
Credit Hours: 14
Estimated Program Cost: $2,884

Curriculum

Courses

CIST xxxx CIST Operating Systems Elective

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

Select one of the following courses

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

Or

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks - CISCO

4

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credit Hours: 14

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to install server and professional Windows operating systems.
2. Graduates will be able to add users and maintain Active Directory for network administration.