• Computer & Networking Technology

    This program prepares students to repair, maintain, design, configure, install, and troubleshoot computer hardware, software, and network systems. By participating in hands on and work-based learning experiences, students gain valuable skills leading to opportunities for CompTIA A+ professional certification, entry level jobs, and/or university placement in the computer and network field. Areas of focus include computer maintenance and repair, computer security, operating systems, local area networks, programming, Internet and Web, and related topics. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a state and national career and technical student organization.

    Expect to learn:

    • Design and build Local Area Networks (LANs)
    • Configure and repair computers and network security and Repair
    • Maintain operating systems

    Other Features:

    • A+ professional certification available
    • College Credit and internship opportunities may be available

    Career information for this industry:

    • Salary range: $47,460 - $124,090
    • Education range: Bachelor's Degree
    • Projected job growth: 8%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Retrieved: 5/23/2016

    CTSO affiliated with this program:


    SkillsUSA

    Schools offering this program:
    Metro Tech

    Schools offering this program for Dual Enrollment Credits:
    Metro Tech