The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Network Administration prepares students for entry-level employment as network and computer systems administrators, who are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks. They organize, install, and support an organization's computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. Courses in the program are closely aligned with entry-level professional certifications in computer systems and network administration.
Industry Certification Preparation:
- CompTIA A+ Certification,
- CompTIA Network+ Certification,
- CompTIA Server+ Certification
- CompTIA Security+ Certification
- Cisco CCNA Certification
Upon completion of the Network Administration degree program, students will be able to:
The Network Administration degree program will be open to all interested full-time, part-time, continuing education and professional development students. Students identified as needing developmental course work must satisfactorily complete the appropriate English and mathematics courses as a part of their degree program.
The minimum number of credits required for graduation is 61. A grade point average of 2.0 is necessary for graduation. It is highly recommended that the degree be completed within a three-year period to ensure up-to-date knowledge and skill acquisition.
All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College's general education requirements is also available.
The Division of Business and Technology, Room B2-22, 1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, Telephone (215) 751-8785; or the College Information Center (215) 751-8010.