"I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them." Isaac Asimov
Practically every company in every industry you can think of is dependent on IT running smoothly. When the computers are down, employee productivity can come to a halt and businesses suffer. That’s why the role of network specialist is so important because they keep businesses running, company data secure and computer networks working efficiently. There is a growing need for qualified network specialists and if you love technology and enjoy solving problems, then this may be the right career for you.
In BTC’s Network Specialist associate degree program you’ll be trained in network design, installation, troubleshooting, administration, security and management, you’ll learn everything you need to know to be prepared for a career in networks support and integrated technology. Once you’ve completed the program, you’ll have covered the basic topics needed for the MCSA, Net+, A+, Security+, and CCNA certifications. Within the IT-Network Specialist program, we offer a pathway certificate, IT-Network Technician. You can earn this certificate while taking courses within the main program. The IT-Network Technician certificate gives you a set of industry-recognized skills and abilities that prepare you for entry-level employment.
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IT-Network Specialist is a non-traditional occupation for females. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
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