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Associate in Science in Computer Networking
Program Delivery: On Campus, Online
This program is available on campus and online.

Associate Degree in Computer Networking

The objective of this program is to prepare students for employment as a network specialist within a wide variety of industries. The program utilizes a combination of skill sets to assist the student in developing their expertise focused in computer networking in order to achieve success and employability in a network administration capacity. The curriculum is designed to give students an introduction to general education courses while focusing primarily on the networking skills necessary to succeed within industry. Multiple opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, Net+, CCENT, CCNA, Linux+ and three Windows Server industry certifications).

Is an Associate in Science in Computer Networking Degree Right for Me?

The Associate in Science in computer networking program is designed to prepare students for the development, support and growth of technology networking solutions through the utilization of a combination of skill sets that assist students in developing their networking expertise. 

This program may be a good choice for you if:

  • You enjoy working with new and innovativetechnologies.
  • You have the desire to build to workable networking technology solutions.
  • You are a skillful troubleshooter and problem solver.
  • You demonstrate sound critical thinking skills.
  • You are a good communicator.
  • You enjoy hardware and security.

What is the Computer Networking Career Outlook?

Employment of computer network architects is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026. Demand for computer network architects will increase as firms continue to expand their information technology networks.

What Can I Do with This Degree?

SPECIALTIES

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Engineer

INDUSTRIES

  • Computer Systems Design
  • Telecommunications
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Educational Services 

Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-network-architects.htm#tab-6

Graduates of the computer networking associate degree program will have a solid foundation in networking essentials, including PowerShell scripting, routing and switching, and Windows server. Additionally, several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, Net+, CCENT, CCNA, Linux+ and three Windows Server industry certifications).

Find more detailed information in the University Catalog

How is Hodges University’s Associate in Science in Computer Networking Program Different?

The Associate in Science in computer networking curriculum gives students an in-depth specialization within the area of networking technologies. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have achieved the knowledge base to be prepared for an occupation that focuses on the development, support and growth of networked technologies. In addition, there are multiple opportunities integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications ((A+, Net+, CCENT, CCNA, Linux+ and three Windows Server industry certifications). The general education component of this degree complements the technical component, making the student well-rounded and highly employable in today’s business environment.

Our Faculty

Fisher School of Technology students also have the advantage of learning from faculty members who have real-world experience.

Our Curriculum and Technology

The Associate in Science in computer networking program at Hodges University provides unique educational advantages through this career-oriented program, while focusing on the technical skills most useful in the networking field. Hodges University provides extensive computer hardware and software for hands-on student use.

Several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications:

Hodges University offers students the use of updated computer systems with the Microsoft Office Suite of products, local and wide area networks, direct access to the internet, a technology oriented library, and technology labs. More than 50 percent of classrooms at Hodges are equipped with a computer for each seat, including several classrooms that are outfitted for advanced technology studies.

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You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To speak to an admissions coordinator call us at 1-800-466-8017 (Naples) or 1-800-466-0019 (Fort Myers), use our contact form, email admit@hodges.edu or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your admissions coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the application in its entirety.
  • Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
  • Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
  • Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!

Your Faculty Members

Daniel Long
Adjunct Faculty
dlong@hodges.edu
Jim Nichols
Assistant Professor and Technical Specialist
jnichols@hodges.edu

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