Computer Networking and Technology – Associate of Applied Science
Modern businesses rely on technology – and the individuals who install and monitor those important systems. Computer Networking & Technology professionals – sometimes called Network Specialists – may design, install and support an organization’s entire computer system, helping individuals make the most of the technology available to them.
If you enjoy solving problems, working with technology and are highly organized, the Computer Networking & Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree program at Pioneer Pacific College could be for you. As a student, you will be provided with training, professional guidance and practical experience necessary for employment in IT support.
Our goal is to provide the broadest possible preparation for our students to fulfill significant responsibilities and answer the challenges of the dynamic world of computing/networking in the 21st century.
We provide our students with a thorough and integrated study of computers and related network/Internet technologies. As a student, this education will make you familiar with computer hardware, operating systems and applications.During this program, you will learn:
- Computer Hardware
- Operating Systems and Applications
- How to remove, install, debug and troubleshoot all major system and networking components
- Networking and Internet topologies meaning the design, structure and layout of networking systems
You will be trained in industry-standard applications programs and will gain a solid understanding of current computer and business application programs.The Microsoft and Linux families of operating systems are covered extensively in this program, preparing students to effectively support these platforms.
As a Pioneer Pacific College Computer Networking & Technology student, you will be provided with coursework and self-study to prepare you for MCP, MCSA, A+, Network+ and Linux+ certification tests.
Take the next step:
Discover if Computer Networking & Technology is the right career for you by calling one of our helpful Admissions Specialists at 1-866-772-4636, or fill out the simple Find Out More form on the right, and we’ll contact you to further discuss your interest in Computer Networking & Technology.
Computer Networking & Technology is offered at:
- 60 academic weeks
- Help Desk Techs
- Network Administrators
- Computer System Administrators
- Computer Security Specialists
How much will this program cost me?
- Tuition and fees: $26,645
- Books and supplies: $0
- On-campus room & board: not offered
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student’s account.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 86.96% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:
- Federal loans: $19,904
- Private education loans: $0
- Institution cust-info plan: $0
How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 60 academic weeks to complete. 80.43% of graduates from this program finished in this time.
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who complete the program at Wilsonville is 50.00%. For Springfield students, the rate is 66.67%.
What type of jobs?
- Technical Support
- Network Engineer
- IT Support
- Network Administration
- Technical Support Engineer
Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
% (not available) of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.