Network Administration & Security (AAS)

    Associate in Applied Science Degree Program

    Program Overview

    The Network Administration and Security Associate Degree Program prepares students to troubleshoot computers, build networks, analyze, design, and implement upgrades on popular network operating systems. The program also helps prepare students for various certification exams in the computer field. Coursework includes installation, configuration, design and implementation in real-world environments.

    Graduates will be prepared to provide system administration support for network computer systems. They will also be able to develop, maintain, and secure local and wide area networks. Through hands-on training with Microsoft servers and Cisco routers and switches graduates will able to internetwork small to medium-sized companies.

    Network Administration & Security Program Learning Options

    ASA College not only provides stellar teachers and a great learning environment but also prides itself on providing a variety of different learning environments to suit your every need!

    On-Campus: First, you have the option to start your Network Administration & Security Program on either our Brooklyn Campus or our Manhattan campus. Choose which is more convenient for you.

    Remote Learning: Alternately, the program is also offered remotely to anyone located in the state of New York — or even outside of New York, as long as you can attend one class on our New York campus per semester. Remote learning allows the benefit of live instruction with a teacher, all without the commute.

    With remote learning, you’ll still attend classes at a specific time each week, but be able to do so from anywhere with a computer and internet connection. Contact us today to learn more!

    Program Goals

    Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

    • Install, configure and maintain computer systems including hardware, peripherals, and commonly used application software and operating systems.
    • Diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software or other network and system problems, and replace components if necessary.
    • Design, install, configure and maintain corporate network systems.
    • Monitor network performance and make adjustments when necessary.
    • Plan, coordinate and implement network security measures to protect data, software and hardware.
    • Perform backups and disaster recovery.

    Career Outlook

    Network and Security Administrators earn great salaries connecting business computers together and securing them. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment projections, Network and Computer Systems Administrators is a fast-growing occupation and the demand should grow by 28% from 2010 to 2020.

    Focused training in Network Administration and System Security may lead to higher roles in IT industries to combat growing security threats.

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      *You may graduate in 16 months from an associate degree program if no remedial classes are required

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      Online program only available for New York residents.

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