Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer & Network Technology Sacramento Campus

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE? IT’S ONLY 18 MONTHS!

If you are considering a career in information technology, then the first step you should take is to obtain a degree in computers from an IT college. Students who complete Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer and Network Technology have the hardware technician training necessary to gain entry-level IT management positions, such as managing the IT assistance team for a consumer electronics corporation. We prepare our students through hands-on labs and classroom training with assistance from dedicated, experienced instructors who have the know-how to get you on the right track. Computer and Network Technology graduates have the knowledge to choose and install the right personal computing hardware for clients, as well as set up and configure networks and install Windows operating systems, among other things. Now is the time to start down the road toward your new career in information technology.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Students will be given a solid foundation in selecting, installing, and configuring basic personal computing hardware and installing various Windows operating systems, installing basic productivity applications (such as Microsoft Office), setting up simple wired and wireless networks, creating and managing active directory domain, and will gain experience in working with virtualized systems.

Program Course Titles
PC Support Level 1 & PC Support Level 2 – CompTIA A+ Certification – Vendor Exams: 220-901 & 220-902
Career Success – Soft skills are more important than ever and this course will help you enhance the skills you have and then develop the ones you need.
Introduction to Networking – CompTIA Network+ Certification – Vendor Exam: N10-006 or MTA-98-366 – Microsoft Introduction to Networking
Windows OS – Microsoft Certification – Windows 7, Configuring Vendor exam: 70-680
Advanced Career Development – Skill development
Network and Operational Security – CompTIA Security+ Certification – Exam: SY0-401
MS Essentials – Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Skill development
Typing Fundamentals – Typing and 10 key skill development for speed and accuracy
Introduction to VMWare – Skill development in VMWare
Critical Thinking
Business Communication
Business Math
Introduction to Business
Principles of Management
American Government
Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas)

Computer and Network Technology Associates Degree graduates at Asher College receive career services, including information on how to search for and find that perfect job, tips on interviewing and preparing a cover letter, and assistance with resume writing.

Once you graduate you can start a career as one of the following:

 

  • Computer Information Technology Services Administrator or Manager
  • Computer Support Technician
  • Network Support Technician
  • Server Administrator

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