Computer Systems Networking

How do computers communicate?

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Students of computer systems networking and telecommunications learn how computers communicate with each other. They study the design, installation, and improvement of computer networks and related software.The Computer Systems Networking program focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers and associated software. It includes instruction in operating systems and applications, installing new hardware and software systems or components, identifying the causes of networking problems, using diagnostic testing software and equipment, and troubleshooting.

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Certifications Offered

PC Pro (TestOut)
Client Pro (TestOut)
Networking Fundamentals (MTA)
Network + (CompTIA)
Network Pro (TestOut)

Possible Careers

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Computer Support Specialists
Median Salary – $55,510

Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Median Salary – $84,810

Computer Network Architects
Median Salary – $116,780