Network Technology Management and Administration

 

"Demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow. . . More administrators will be required to manage the growing systems and networks found at hospitals and other health care institutions."

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016–17 Edition

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A Blend of Leadership and Technical Skills

The Network and Technology Management and Administration program is a practical degree for those who are interested in managing a network technology business.  With an equal emphasis on the technical and administrative aspects of the job, you will learn project management techniques and how to manage team dynamics. In addition, you will be taught to install and support computer operating systems and major network servicer types, as well as determine the hardware/software needs for networks.

Careers

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Information Security Analyst – est. salary $94,980*
Computer Network Architect – est. salary $110,816*
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist – est. salary $110,816*
Computer Network Support Specialist – est. salary $64,174*

 

EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Network Technology Management and Administration degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology 3 credits

Must earn a grade of “C” or higher

Tech Comp
ENGL 101 - English Composition I 3 credits Prerequisite for SOC 115, ENGL 102, ENGL 112 and ENGL 117 ENGL 101
CIS 150 - Network Technology 4 credits CIS 150 is prerequisite for CIS 252CIS 253CIS 256, and CIS 257, and must be taken in the first semester. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Major Course
General Elective 3 credits Choose any course General Elective
  • This program is designed to provide students with the option of entering the workforce or transferring to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate’s degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
SOC 101-Introduction to Sociology or
SOC 115 - Women and Men in America or
ANTH 112 - Cultural Anthropology
3 credits For SOC 115: ENGL 101 is prerequisite Social Science Elective
Writing Intensive, Interpretive Studies, American/Global Diversity
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits ENGL 101 is prerequisite (“C” or better) ENGL 102, Info Literacy
MNGT 121 - Introduction to Business 3 credits Prerequisite for MNGT 142 Major Course
CIS 252 - Windows Server Configuration (offered 7A) 4 credits Prerequisite for CIS 253. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Major Course
CIS 253 - Windows Server Administration (offered 7B) 4 credits prerequisite for CIS 297. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Major Course

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra 3 credits Prerequisite for ASET 130 Mathematics
ENGL 112 - Report and Technical Writing 3 credits ENGL 101 is prerequisite Major Course
CIS 256 - Cisco Routing Technology (offered 7A) 4 credits Prerequisite for CIS 257. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Major Course
CIS 257 - Advanced Cisco Routing and Switch Technology (offered 7B) 4 credits Prerequisite for CIS 297, Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Major Course

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ASET 130 - Quality Control/Quality Assurance (preferred) or
ASET 101 - Science, Technology, and Public Policy
3 credits ASET 130: FNMT 118 is prerequisite Natural Science Elective
ENGL 117 - Group and Team Communication or
ENGL 115 - Public Speaking
3 credits ENGL 101 is prerequisite, which may be taken concurrently Humanities
MNGT 142 - Management Information Systems 3 credits MNGT 121 is prerequisite Major Course
CIS 105 - Computer Systems Maintenance) 4 credits   Major Course
CIS 297 - Network Technology Capstone 4 credits CIS 253 and CIS 257 are prerequisite.
MNGT 142 and ENGL 117 are also prerequisite, but may be taken concurrently
Major Course
  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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