Gwinnett Tech’s Networking Specialist program is a portal to any digital working environment. The program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles and techniques required in the development and maintenance of computer networks.
Learn how to design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets, and how to use specialized software to store and organize data while keeping it secure from unauthorized access.
Program graduates will be competent in designing, implementing, securing and troubleshooting network computers within an organization. The program is offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters at our Lawrenceville and Alpharetta-North Fulton campuses. Program classes are scheduled for day or evening, and students may begin the program during the fall, spring, or summer semesters.
What are my program options?
- Networking Specialist, AAS
- Networking Specialist, Diploma
- Cisco Network Specialist CCNA, Certificate
- Data Center Specialist, Certificate
- Linux/UNIX System Administrator, Certificate
- Network Administrator, Certificate
- PC Repair and Network Technician, Certificate
- AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist, Certificate
Take the first step towards a career as a Networking Specialist and apply for next semester! Important dates and deadlines are listed to get you started and if you’re looking for ways to pay for your education, explore our scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our faculty and clubs and organizations to join!
Our Networking Specialist advisory board will provide you with relevant industry-specific curriculum for today’s high-demand careers.
Can I work while I learn?
Class schedules are designed to encourage student employment in the computer science industry while taking classes.
What career options will I have?
- CISCO network specialist
- Data center specialist
- Network administrator
- Networking specialist
- PC repair network technician
What can I expect from the Networking Specialist program?
Throughout the Networking Specialist program, you will learn the latest hardware and software required to develop and maintain a complex system of computer networks. With technology, faculty who will share real-world IT experience, and a growing number of degrees and certificates, Gwinnett Tech’s Networking Specialist program is a launchpad for a career in one of the industry’s hottest specialties.
How much will it cost?
Gwinnett Tech offers affordability at $100 per credit hour + fees. Great opportunities for scholarships and financial aid with HOPE Grant, HOPE scholarship, HOPE Career Grants and more!