Network Systems Technology Associate in Science
Major Code: NSTECH-AS
Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Network Systems Technology Program provides students the skills and knowledge required to administer, design, install, configure, connect, plan and maintain local area and enterprise networks. Graduates are qualified to manage various levels of network systems, including home and multi-department business networks.
Computer networks make it possible for people to work and communicate anywhere at any time. The professionals who create, maintain and secure these networks are in high demand. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day organization, installation and support of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. They also create network models, analyze and plan data and research and recommend hardware and software.
Graduates of this program are employed as:
Considered one of Central Florida’s high-skill, high-wage professions, employment in the network services field is expected to grow by 28 percent (faster than average) through 2020 (Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Students may complete the following college credit certificates as part of the Network Systems Technology A.S. degree:
Graduates of this program may be qualified to earn the following industry certifications:
Seminole State’s A.S. Degree in Network Systems Technology will transfer to the College’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Information Systems Technology.
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Choose four credits from the following list:
Choose 16 credits of elective courses from 1 of the following technical specializations:
CISCO Network Infrastructure Specialization
Network Operating Systems Specialization
Security and Virtualization Specialization
Humanities General Education course
Mathematics General Education course
Social Science General Education course
Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.
Students with a baccalaureate degree or an associate of arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met general education requirements for this degree program.
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
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