Associate of Applied Science
Computer Systems and Internetworking 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
This program, which is offered in partnership with the Cisco Networking Academy, blends a subset of foundational electronics courses with routing courses to provide you with the knowledge and skills essential to the design and support of Internet-based networks.
In this program, you will:
- Gain the fundamental skills needed to diagnose, troubleshoot, and implement networks based on routing technologies.
- Be introduced to operating systems, hardware, and networking fundamentals.
- Learn information systems theory.
- Study Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 configuration and administration.
- Study wireless networking and network security.
- Be prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ and Network+, as well as the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certifications, which can enhance your career opportunities in networking and electronics.
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.