10-150-2 Associate Degree (two-year)
The Information Technology - Network Specialist program will give students the skills to perform network design, installation, administration, and support for information systems.
WITC is affiliated with the following industry partners providing students with access to a variety of materials and software: Cisco, CompTIA, Microsoft, and VMware.
WITC locations are Cisco academies, and WITC is a CompTIA academy partner and does VUE testing.
Students in the IT - Network Specialist program at Ashland and Rice Lake have the opportunity to dual major with the IT - Systems Administration Specialist program by completing additional coursework.
Graduates have the option to transfer coursework to complete a Bachelor's Degree at UW-Stout, UW-Milwaukee, and other institutions with degree completion programs.
Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. The Information Technology - Network Specialist program includes the following pathway option:
Students in this program must:
Students who enter this program should:
Do you enjoy finding solutions to challenges? To be successful, you should be organized and logical and enjoy work that requires a high degree of accuracy. As you prepare for your career, you should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:
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The estimated total program cost for the two-year Information Technology - Network Specialist program is approximately $9,250. This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.