Network Administration

The A.S. in Network Administration program at CBT College provides students with the classroom instruction and hands-on training that is necessary to apply for various positions in the computer science industry, such as:

  • Database Managers
  • Internet Managers
  • Network Administrators
  • Computer Support Specialists
  • Help-desk Analysts
  • and more…

The society that we live in has become dependent on computers; therefore, there will continue to be a need for network administrators. Almost every industry in the world uses computers, including:

  • Transportation Industries
  • Television Companies
  • Entertainment Industries
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Communication Industries
  • and more…

The A.S. in Network Administration could prepare you for these positions, and an exciting career. You will need to receive certification once you have completed your program. CBT College offers the following professional certifications:

  • CompTIA LINUX+
  • CCNA
  • MCTS
  • CompTIA Network+
  • and more…

To learn more about the A.S. in Network Administration program, contact CBT College today. We can help you take the first step on your educational journey!

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If you have great computer, multitasking, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, an exciting career in the computer science field may be just the job for you. CBT College has an A.S. in Network Administration degree program that could help you secure employment in this rewarding industry.

The Miami Gardens, Flagler, and West Kendall campuses in Florida all have an Associate in Science degree in Network Administration that you could enroll in.

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If you are interested in working as a network administrator, you will work in an environment where there are multiple computers that are all connected. You will have a variety of duties once you begin working as a network administrator, including troubleshooting, and providing support for software and hardware that is a part of a computer network. Enrolling in CBT College’s A.S. in Network Administration program will help you get the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the computer science industry.

The A.S. in Network Administration degree program at CBT College takes 24 months to complete. While you are enrolled in this program, you will learn the technical skills that are necessary to maintain and troubleshoot computer hardware, as well as its business software applications. This degree program could help you learn how to support, administer, and troubleshoot network solutions that are virtualized in these environments:

Microsoft Technology Applications

CGS1060›

This is a hands-on course in which you will learn to use a computer to practice four of the most popular programs within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). You will learn to be an intermediate level user of the Microsoft Office Suite. Microsoft Word is a word processing program with which you can create common business and personal documents. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that organizes and calculates accounting-type information. Microsoft Access is a database program that organizes large amounts of information in a useful manner.

English Composition I

ENC1100 ›

This course is the first college level English course for students. This course emphasizes the skills necessary to prepare you for college level writing. In this course students will develop an understanding of good, college level writing with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Oral and written communications of impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are required. Stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and paragraph structure are also covered.

Principles of College Algebra

MAC1100 ›

The student will demonstrate: an understanding of the general concepts of relation and function and specifically of polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; the ability to solve system of equations by utilizing matrices and determinants; and the ability to solve practical problems using algebra.

Computer Maintenance & Troubleshooting

CET1173 ›

The student will study the different circuitry and switches in the motherboard; additionally they will learn how to find damaged microchips, memory, CPU’s and correct it, and analyze compatibility issues between hardware and software. Windows will be used to assure that devices are installed and functioning correct.

Speech

SPC1013 ›

The course includes theories and practices in oral communication and speech writing, and the process of oral communication in all types of organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of effective oral communication, with an emphasis on delivering effective presentations. This course will cover skills and techniques for planning and delivering a presentation, overcoming anxiety, and working with various audiences. Students will also use Microsoft PowerPoint to create and present an automated slide show presentation.

Technical Support Software

CET1178 ›

This course will help student to explore available troubleshooting software and use the software effectively. Student will have techniques and hands- on experience on how to diagnose common computer issues and resolve those issues professionally.

Network Essentials

CET1485 ›

In this course, we will take an in depth look at networking concepts and techniques. We will examine theoretical concepts that make the world of networking unique. Also, this course will adopt a practical hands-on approach when examining networking techniques. Along with examining different network strategies, this course will explore the advancement of network implementation, as well as, timeless problem solving strategies.

English II

ENC1106 ›

This course is the second required English core course for students pursuing an Associate’s degree. It is a course in reading, writing and critical thinking which emphasizes composing essays, producing a documented paper based on research, and reading and writing. The class will be conducted partly through lecture/discussion, and through small work groups that allow the student maximum practice in developing critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

A+ Certification Preparation

CET1179 ›

This course will help student to explore available troubleshooting software and use the software effectively. Student will have exposure to techniques and hands-on experience on how to diagnose common computer issues and resolve those issues professionally.

Network+ Certification Preparation

CET1588 ›

This course will help student to explore available troubleshooting software and use the software effectively. Student will have techniques and hands-on how to diagnose common computer issues and resolve those issues professionally.

(Linux+ 101) Fundamentals of Linux Operating Systems

CET2526 ›

In this course, we will take you in to Linux concepts focus in, System architecture, Installation, GNU, Commands, Devices and File system. We will go through Installation, analysis of file system architecture, Configuration post-Installation, Package management and the most elemental commands to be successful with Linux System; Adopting a series of hands-on activities we will reinforce all necessary skills to be successful in Linux environments.

Administering Windows Professional

CET1811 ›

This course prepares individuals to install, configure, and administer Windows 7. The course provides hands- on instruction for students who want to prepare for the Microsoft certification exam and succeed as a Microsoft network and system administrator.

Windows Server Network

CET1722›

This course helps students explore the Windows Server Editions and the concepts and practices of networked systems. Management of hardware, user groups, computer accounts, file access and disk storage are thoroughly explored. Server administration is also covered, including important concepts such as Group Policy, performance monitoring, backups, disaster recovery, and Windows Server security features. The course also prepares students for an exam that is part of the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Server Administration (MCITP) certification.

(Security+) Systems Security

CET1660 ›

In this course, we will take an in depth look at security concepts and methods. We will examine theoretical concepts and apply those concepts to securing individual workstations, local area networks (LANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), and wide area networks (WANs). Also, this course will adopt a practical approach to the examination of various security methods. Along with defining different security issues and strategies, this course will explore methods of identifying, mitigating and preventing threats and attacks.

Windows Server Administration

CET1723 ›

This course helps students explore the Windows Server Editions and the concepts and practices of networked systems. Management of hardware, user groups, computer accounts, file access and disk storage are thoroughly explored. Server administration is also covered, including important concepts such as Group Policy, performance monitoring, backups, disaster recovery, and Windows Server security features. The course also prepares students for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exam.

Windows Server Implementation

CET1724 ›

This course helps students explore the Windows Server Editions and the concepts and practices of networked systems. Management of hardware, user groups, computer accounts, file access and disk storage are thoroughly explored. Server administration is also covered, including important concepts such as Group Policy, performance monitoring, backups, disaster recovery, and Windows Server security features. The course also prepares students for an exam that is part of the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Server Administration (MCITP) certification.

(Linux+102) Implementing the Linux Operating Systems

CET2528 ›

In this course, we will take you in to Linux concepts focus in, System architecture, Installation, GNU, Commands, Devices and File system. We will go through Installation, analysis of file system architecture, Configuration post-Installation, Package management and the most elemental commands to be successful with Linux System; Adopting a series of hands-on activities we will reinforce all necessary skills to be successful in Linux environments

Interconnecting CISCO Network

CET1617 ›

In this course, we will take an in depth look at networking concepts and techniques. We will examine theoretical concepts that make the world of networking unique. Also, this course will adopt a practical hands-on approach when examining networking techniques. Along with examining different network strategies, this course will explore the advancement of network implementation, as well as, timeless problem solving strategies. This course provides comprehensive coverage of Cisco networking concepts, and maps directly to the CCNA Certification Exam #640-802. This course presents the basics of networking, and covers the steps to configure Cisco routers for a variety of tasks. Over 50 hands-on labs are included with the text and all concepts are reinforced with challenging real-world review questions.

Once you have completed your degree program at CBT College, you could have a successful career, with a stable income. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual wage for a network administrator is $72,560. The pay for a network administrator will vary by location and industry.
The computer science industry is expected to grow by 12 percent over the next few years. If you obtain your A.S. in Network Administration degree, you could begin working a career that will remain in high demand.

Available Campuses

CBT College has five (5) convenient locations in Miami-Dade. All CBT locations are nationally accredited by ACICS, and offer a full time Career Services Department to help student and graduates in their Job Search.

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CBT College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Credits may be transferable to other colleges and Universities using the Florida State Course Numbering System at the discretion of the receiving institution.

1 CBT College’s programs are designed to prepare students for employment in their selected field of study or in related fields. CBT College does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job, be eligible for job advancement opportunities or be employed at all. Additional training or certifications may be required to compete in current job market conditions.

2 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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