Network Administration and Security

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 66
  • Delivery: Partially online

About this Program

This major provides the skills to support and maintain computer network systems in a business environment. Computer skill development covers the hardware and software systems of current computer technology. Networking skills include switching, routing, server operating systems, directory services and security. Application software skills include software selection, customizing, training and support. Many classes are built around specific industry certifications. Students are encouraged to complete the requirement for vendor certification.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena 56482
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Median wage:$28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Median wage:$41.36/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Median wage:$43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Median wage:$45.88/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529