Computer Network Administration and Security Technology

In an ever-growing and rapidly changing field requiring employees to work across many platforms, you’ll have a handle on computer network administration, from basic PC hardware and software to the latest network operating systems. You’ll boast an understanding of Cisco, Microsoft and Unix-based operating systems and how they’re used in today’s marketplace.

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101
Student Success Seminar
ENG124
College Composition
ITD122
Computer Applications for Professionals
NET120
PC Upgrading and Maintenance
NET121
Introduction to Computer Networking
MTH125
College Algebra
NET131
Microsoft Client Operating System
NET137
Routing and Switching Essentials
NET220
UNIX/LINUX Operating Environment
NET244
Microsoft Networking I
CFS129
Cryptography
COM121
Effective Speaking
CFS136
Principles of Information Security
NET245
Microsoft Networking II
NET266
UNIX/LINUX Network Administration
PHY101
Principles of Physics (lab)
NET246
Microsoft Networking III
NET264
UNIX/LINUX System Administration
NET280
Web Server Administration
NET281
Firewall and Network Security
Arts & Humanities or Social Science Elective
TOTAL CREDITS 63

Stark State College has been approved as a Cisco Networking Academy which allows students to access networking tools, software and other learning materials directly from Cisco. This program was developed to train network technicians to complete the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination, which has become a standard of excellence recognized worldwide.

Associate of applied science in computer network administration and security technology

The Unix/Linux Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable to the computer network administration and security technology degree and the computer network administration and security technology-- UNIX/LINUX database administration major program

Kent State University

  • computer networking
  • server administration
  • cabling
  • hardware installation
  • Linux server administrator
  • Microsoft administrator
  • network administrator
  • network technician
  • or more positions

Certification fees apply for those who go on to complete certifications