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IT Specialist: Network Administration

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 58
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program trains students to provide technical support necessary for computer networks in a business environment. Skill development includes the fundamentals of data processing, data communications, network protocol, hardware, and operating systems. Hardware skills include selection, installation, configuration, repair, and maintenance of computer and data communications equipment. Operating systems may include the most current versions of DOS, Windows, UNIX, and Novell. Areas of knowledge also will encompass client/server architecture, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

  • Median wage: $37.42/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: 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
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • Median wage: $59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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