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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals, and associated software to maximize efficiency and productivity, and that prepares individuals to function as network specialists and managers at various levels. Includes instruction in operating systems and applications; systems design and analysis; networking theory and solutions; types of networks; network management and control; network and flow optimization; security; configuring; and troubleshooting.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

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 West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu