Computer Network Technology

Entry-level students and computer professionals interested in working on and with computer networks will gain employable skills while studying under the Computer Network Technology Program.

The primary focus of the program is the design, installation, repair, administration, management, and operation of networks, emphasizing on flexibility to adapt to network technology to the needs of any company, facility, or educational institution.

Whether you are new to the field or an experienced computer professional, completion of this program creates new opportunities in the workplace. Technicians are in great demand and average earnings are $25 per hour.

The Computer Network Technology Associate of  Applied Science degree program offered at Delgado Community College is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Learn more about this Program in the College Catalog.

Computer Network Technology Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Computer Network Technician Certificate of Technical Studies (C.T.S.)

NET+ Certification Career & Technical Certificate (C.T.C.)

  • Network Admin
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Technician
  • I.T. Consultant
  • User Support Analyst
  • Computer Technician
  • Help Desk Admin

CompTIA Certifications:

Students graduating from the Computer Network Technology programs are prepared to sit for many CompTIA Certifications, including but not limited to:

  • Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals
  • Configure and support device operating systems: Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting
  • Support basic IT infrastructure and networking
  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices
  • Design and implement functional networks
  • Configure, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot essential network devices
  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks
  • Linux command line
  • Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of Linux workstations
  • Networking

Microsoft Exams:

Students graduating from the Computer Network Technology programs are prepared to sit for many Microsoft Certifications, including but not limited to:

  • Deploy and Maintain Windows Operating Systems
  • Configure connectivity and Manage devices
  • Install Windows Servers in Host and Compute for High Availability Environments
  • Implement Storage Solutions, Hyper-V, and Windows Containers