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Network Administration and Security

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 66
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.

About this Program

This program 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 Architects

  • Median wage: $45.88/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Computer Systems Analysts

  • Median wage: $41.36/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide 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