IT - Network Technician Technical Diploma | Northcentral Technical College

IT - Network Technician

Technical Diploma

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.

program at a Glance

IT - Network Technician 20 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Mostly Available
  • Medford Mostly Available
  • Phillips Mostly Available
  • Spencer Mostly Available
  • Wittenberg Mostly Available

Approximate Cost

$4,042 (Tuition: $3197, Books: $845)
For financial aid eligibility, please contact us.

Average Starting Salary

$28,309 Annually, based on the 2016 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

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

Course List

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Course List

Transfer Opportunities

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