Associate of Applied Science
Computer Networking Technology - CISCO Option
My experience with the Baker graduate, having employed quite a few of them, is that they take what they learn and apply it. They’re hard working.– Larry Ramos MultiMedia Foundry
The Associate of Computer Networking Technology (Cisco option) is a Cisco Networking Academy Partner program that prepares you for a career in designing, building, and maintaining computer networks. You learn practical job skills, richly expanding your employment opportunities.
In this program, you will:
- Incorporate training in Cisco networking products specifically and in the area of networking hardware and software infrastructure
- Learn the fundamentals of operating systems, hardware, and networks
- Study LAN switching and wireless
- Study WAN design and network management
- Learn electrical technology
- Be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Network+ and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certifications
This program is part of the Baker College Smart Degree Option.
- The average annual wage for Network Technicians is $67,800.
- Employment for Computer Programmers is expected to increase by about 27 percent through 2016, which is much faster than average.
- Troubleshooting and providing assistance are an important part of the job and require good problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
- Certifications and practical experience are essential, especially for people without degrees. The best job prospects are for college graduates with relevant skills and experience.