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Program Description

IT – Network Technician Technical Diploma program graduates will have the skills needed to support the hardware and software infrastructure of today’s business information systems. The IT - Network Technician will gain a basic understanding of servers, virtualization, routers, switches, security, network management and systems maintenance. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the IT - Network Specialist Associate Degree program.

Approximate Cost

$4,219
Tuition: $3697 , Books: $522

Starting Salary

$31,200–$40,000
Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
50-60%
at Antigo
50-60%
at Medford
50-60%
at Phillips
50-60%
at Spencer
50-60%
at Wittenberg
20-30%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Support networked PC users
  • Configure basic network parameters for users and devices
  • Configure and troubleshoot networked PC workstations
  • Run multiple operating systems on a single computer
  • Understand various technical and administrative aspects of Information Security and Assurance
  • Define and use PC hardware, operating systems and network concepts and tools

Courses

The IT - Network Technician Technical Diploma is a 23 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY 2.00
CISCO 1 - NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS 1 3.00
COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS 1 3.00
COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS 2 3.00

Second Term

WINDOWS SERVER 1 3.00
LINUX SERVER 1 3.00
CISCO 2 - NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS 2 3.00

Third Term

ENTERPRISE VIRTUAL SERVERS 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the IT - Network Technician Technical Diploma Earns You:

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. The $30.00 application fee is being waived at this time.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.