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Work in Network Systems Technology
The national demand for information technology specialists is projected to grow tremendously
over the next few years, with almost half of these new jobs requiring the training
and skills of a network specialist. With EFSC's A.S. Degree in Network Systems Technology,
you will be trained to design, administer, maintain and support local and wide area
computer network systems.
This cutting-edge program also includes three areas of specialization: Network Security/Cybersecurity, Network Virtualization and Network Infrastructure. Industry certifications are associated with these programs. Graduates will be qualified for technological roles in network design, network installation and maintenance, inter-network communication and connectivity, network administration, computer installation, and maintenance and repair. Courses in the program are helpful for students who wish to seek Industry Certifications in CCNA, CompTIA A+, Network +, Security +, and Microsoft MCP.
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Professional & Career Development Options
Students who have a current industry certification such as Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) and CompTIA may be eligible to receive up to 16 college credits. Read about college credit for industry certification agreements with EFSC's Career & Technical Programs.
Considering earning an industry certification? Learn about courses that prepare you for certification tests and specific industry certification testing offered at EFSC.