Information Technology - Network Specialist

To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/information-technology-network-specialist/

Program Number: 10-150-2
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac, most courses available at the West Bend campus.
This program is eligible for financial aid

Learn valuable skills to provide network support at businesses and organizations with the Information Technology - Network Specialist associate degree program from Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

The IT – Network Specialist program prepares students to maintain security and integrity of a company’s network. Although the duties of a network specialist may vary depending on the organization, students in MPTC’s Network Specialist courses are prepared to provide a wide-range of network needs, including network support, installation, administration and integration.

What You'll Learn

With instruction based on industry standards and certifications, students learn to implement computer networks and operating systems. A focus is placed on network security and troubleshooting. Integrated technologies are also a major component of this program. Courses in this program align with Checkpoint Secure Academy and help students prepare for the Comp TIA A+ certification and the Comp TIA Network+ certification. Students will earn the Google IT Support Certificate. Curriculum is aligned with industry recognized standards and prepares students for certification in IT security.

Coursework may be offered in a sequence and time frame to meet the needs of part-time and full-time students.

Earn Two Information Technology Degrees at Once!

With only 12 additional credits, students can earn both the Information Technology - Network Specialist and Information Technology - Technical Support Specialist Associate of Applied Science degrees in only five terms (just under two and a half years). Interested students should follow the Dual Degree Information Technology - Network Specialist and Information Technology - Technical Support Specialist program guide.

With an additional 24 credits, students can earn both the Information Technology - Network Specialist and Information Technology - Cybersecurity Specialist programs in five terms. Students should follow the Dual Degree Information Technology - Network Specialist and Information Technology -  Cybersecurity Specialist program guide.

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer Opportunities page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.