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Networking Administration Associate Degree

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 Networking Administration degree program that could help you secure employment in this rewarding industry.

The Cutler Bay campuses and Main Flagler Campus in Florida all have an Associate in Science degree in Network Administration that you could enroll in.

About the Network Administration Program

The A.S. in Networking 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

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

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
  • MCSA
  • CompTIA Network+

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

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 Networking Administration degree program that could help you secure employment in this rewarding industry.

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CGS1060C – Microsoft Technology Applications (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Office . It will feature four distinct programs:  MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook. In MS Word, the student will learn how to create and edit and format documents, and format text and paragraphs. In MS Excel, the student will learn to work with formulas and functions, format a worksheet, and to work with charts. In MS PowerPoint, the student will create/modify a presentation, insert objects into a presentation, and finish a presentation. In MS Outlook, the student will be trained in the usage of e-mail and the management of information the application. There are some activities that integrate some of these applications which are very beneficial for students who will use these applications in the real working environment.

CET1173 – Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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

CET1178 – Technical Support Software (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

CET1485 – Network Essentials (4 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

CET1179 – A+ Certification Preparation (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course will help students 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 these issues professionally.

CET1588 – Network+ Certification Preparation (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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 these issues professionally.

CTS2321C – Fundamentals of Linux Operating Systems (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

CET1811 – Administering Windows Professional (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

CET1722 – Windows Server Network (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 textbook prepares your certification students for the first of a series of three exams which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. This Microsoft Official Academic Course is mapped to the 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam objectives.  This textbook focuses on real skills for real jobs and prepares students to prove mastery of core services such as Active Directory and networking services. In addition, the course also prepares students for an exam that is part of the Microsoft Solution Associate (MCSA) certification.

CET1660 – Cyber Security (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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 different security issues and strategies, this course will explore methods of identifying, mitigating and preventing threats and attacks. The course will follow the CompTIA Security+ Certification track which is designed to be a vendor-neutral exam that measures your knowledge of industry-standard technologies and methodologies in the area of system security.

CET1723 – Windows Server Administration (3 Semester Credit Hours)

Windows Server 2012 is a powerful and complex operating system. Over the next few weeks you will learn a great deal about Windows Server 2012, including deployment methods, management of user and service accounts, maintenance of Active Directory, configuration and troubleshooting of the DNS, Remote Access and Network Policy Server roles, working with file services and file system security, and implementing update management The course also prepares students for an exam that is part of the Microsoft Solution Associate (MCSA) certification.

CET1724 – Windows Server Implementation (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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 (MCSA) certification.

CET1617 – Interconnecting CISCO Network (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

CET1661 – Intro to CISCO (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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CIS1081 – Cloud Computing (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course teaches it professionals how to manage their azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

COP1704 – Intro to SQL (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the language of relational databases: structured query language (sql). Topics covered include: entity-relationship modeling, the relational model, the sql language: data retrieval statements, data manipulation and data definition statements. All interactive reading problems involve the use of “live” sql. Homework will be done using databases running in mysql which students install on their machines. Students develop a real-world database project using mysql during the course.

CET1856 – Implementing CISCO (3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with ripv1, ripv2, single-area and multi-area ospf, virtual lans, and inter-vlan routing in both ipv4 and ipv6 networks.

CTS1380 – CISCO Network (2 Semester Credit Hours)

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with ospf, eigrp, stp, and vtp in both ipv4 and ipv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement dhcp and dns operations in a network.

ENC1100 – English Composition I – General Education Component (4 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

ENC1106 – English Composition II – General Education Component (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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.

SPC1013 – Speech – General Education Component (3 Semester Credit Hours)

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. This course is also taught in the Spanish Language.

MAC1100 – Principles of College Algebra – General Education Component (3 Semester Credit Hours)

The students will be introduced to the concepts necessary to the for the operations of algebra, demonstrating an understanding of the real number system, polynomials, graphing of linear equations, equalities, and inequalities. This course is also taught in Spanish.

AMH2022 – US History – General Education Component

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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.

Accredited by Accredited Council of Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS)

Accredited by Accredited Council of Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS)

 

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CBT College has Three (3) conveniently located campuses throughout Miami-Dade County. All locations are national accredited by ACICS.

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.

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