Information Technology – Network Specialist

IT-Network Specialist
Associate Degree
60 Credits
Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (Milton)

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

"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.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Average Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Network Administrator
Help Desk Specialist
Network Support Specialist
Technical Support Specialist
Network Technician
User Support Specialist
Technical Consultant

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Information Technology – Network Specialist
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