AAS Networking Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Online or On-Campus

Networking Technology Associate Degree

Modern technology plays a role in virtually every aspect of the professional world. Whether in education, business, manufacturing, or elsewhere, the need for functional computer networks continues to grow. As the reliance on computer networks grows, so does the reliance on skilled IT professionals. The AAS Networking Technology degree program at Bryant & Stratton College prepares students to fill a networking position in the information technology field through a diverse education that focuses on the theory and hands-on practice utilized by IT professionals.

Students will gain the technical skills necessary to install, configure, secure, administer, and troubleshoot network systems. Additional focus is placed on network hardware components and gaining experience working with modern voice and data networks.

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16-20 months

Approximate Program Length

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60 credit hours

Total Credits

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Sept 4

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Students work through simulation labs that adhere to current trends and practices within the field. Graduates of the Network Technology associate degree program will be prepared and encouraged to take three industry certification exams which stand out to employers. The exams include CompTIA A+, Security+ and Network+ as the program’s curriculum fulfills the requirements assessed by those exams.

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Program Outcomes

The Networking Technology associate degree program provides students with the ability to:

Effectively communicate with end users, managers, and peers of a technical and non-technical nature.

Design and administer networks through installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and securing network hardware and software components.

Use information technology to apply logical, legal, and ethical principles in performing industry-related tasks or projects in a global systems environment.

Demonstrate the ability to translate technical information into business language to meet organizational needs.

Research, identify, evaluate, recommend, and specify components of complete systems relative to hardware/software needs of an enterprise.

Valuable Internship Experience

In addition to your classroom experience, we recognize the importance of real-world application. Through our partnership network, students are provided with opportunities to actively apply their learnings within their chosen field.


What can you do with an Associate in Network Technology Degree?

The growing dependence on the internet means that the field of network technology remains steady. Graduates with an AAS Networking Technology associate degree may find career opportunities as network administrators, IT coordinators, or network technicians. They may provide technical support for organizations in a range of industries including finance, medicine, and government.

What are students saying?

Learn from our students and alumni about how Bryant & Stratton College has shaped their education experience.

Bryant & Stratton College offered me the guidance I needed to graduate and find a career that I am proud of. The college changed my life forever.

Keshawn Miller AAS Networking Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

While you may not need a degree to be a network administrator, you will need to have some form of post-secondary education in computers and network technology. At Bryant & Stratton College, our AAS in Networking Technology provides the theory and the practical skills needed to pursue network administration positions.

The right networking education will help you develop the skills you need to oversee every aspect of network systems — installations, configuring, securing and more. Plus, it can help you prepare for industry-relevant certification exams, including CompTIA A+, Security+ and Network+.

If qualifying for an IT or network administration position is the goal, then a degree in networking technology is definitely worth it. At Bryant & Stratton College, we offer a two-year AAS in Networking Technology to help you quickly prepare for a variety of positions in the field.

Network technology is all about the management and delivery of digital resources — communications, financials, videos and more — over computer networks. Because every industry uses networking technology in some way or fashion, professionals with the qualifications and skills to manage those networks are needed.

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