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Network Administration

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

As a Network Administrator, you will manage communication systems to ensure information is flowing properly within an organization. Job responsibilities include:  Installing & supporting an organization’s network system, monitoring the network to ensure availability to all system users, network security, installing applications, testing and distributing software upgrades, monitoring daily activity, enforcing licensing agreements, developing a storage management program and providing backups and disaster recovery.


Earning Potential

If you decide to transfer on to get your bachelor's degree, you could have increased earning potential. Job growth is on the rise and will increase by 12% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $66,197 a year.


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Likely Careers

  • Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
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    Delta faculty are eager and dedicated to help you succeed!

    We don’t want to prepare you for a job. We want to prepare you for a career. A job is just a task or piece of work, especially one that is paid. But a career is an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. And with an associate’s degree in Network Administration, you’re on the right track for a rewarding career.

About Delta's Program

In the Network Administration program, you will learn network administration, troubleshooting, UNIX and Linux, communication skills, system & network configuration, organizational skills, technical support, problem solving, software installation, planning, Windows Server, research skills, Cisco, customer service, firewalls and other aspects of network security and project management.

A degree in Network administration can also prepare you for a career in cybersecurity, IT support, network architecture, database administration and web development, among others.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

 Transfer opportunities
One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice!

In fact, if you're interested in earning a bachelor's in Network Administration you have several options by coming to Delta first, and then transferring.

LEARN MORE ABOUT NETWORK ADMINISTRATION TRANSFER OPTIONS

Facts & Figures

Technology

Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

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Delta is nationally recognized as one of America's leading community colleges.


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