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Information Technology - Network Specialist

10-150-2 Associate Degree (two-year)
Campus: Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

Financial Aid Eligible

Design. Administration. Troubleshooting.

The Information Technology -  Network Specialist program will give students the skills to perform network design, installation, administration, and support for information systems.

Special Features

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 Pathway Options

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:

Admission Requirements

Students in this program must:

Student Profile

Students who enter this program should:

Tenacity. Organization. Leadership.

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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Program Outcomes

Employers will expect you, as a graduate of the Information Technology - Network Specialist program, to be able to:

Program Costs

The estimated total program cost for the two-year Information Technology - Network Specialist program is $10,175 (does not include books). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.