The Associate in Science Degree in Networking Administrator is designed to prepare students for employment as a Network Administrator and other networking positions. Upon completing the program, the students will be able to design, implement, and manage local area and wide area networks based on several network operating systems. The students will be trained utilizing industry standards, business platforms and operating systems. To enable the student to work effectively in modern business environments, the program stresses the development of student skills in written and oral communication, human relations, management, and business operations. The degree consists of 18 hours of general education requirements, and 44 hours of degree core requirements.
Network Administrator Graduates May Earn:
An entry level worker can expect to earn $35,464 ($17.05 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $61,880 ($29.75 per hour).*
There are approximately 714 annual openings in Edison State’s service district.**
* Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2009.
** 2008-2009 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.
- Cabling Specialist
- IT Specialist
- Network Control Operator
- Data Communication Analyst
- Network Manager/Systems
- Computer Security Specialist
- Help Desk Specialist
Continuing Toward A Bachelor’s Degree?
There is an articulation agreement that allows this degree to transfer to a university bachelor’s degree program. For more information please contact the program advisor at (239) 489-9067.
Refer to specific courses listed in this Catalog.