Network Services & Computing Systems (NSCOM)

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The Network Services and Computing Systems Associate in Arts degree addresses how to connect computers and other resources in a network, perform network maintenance tasks, and install and configure hardware and software in microcomputers. In addition to technical content, the degree includes skills in communication (oral, written, and listening), general business, teamwork, and problem solving.

This program includes study in the following certification areas:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Concentrations within the degree include Cloud Architecture & Services, Operating System Administration, and Network Administration.

Degree & Certificates

Associate in Applied Science – T Degree
Network Services & Computing Systems
     -Cloud Architecture & Services track
     -Operating System Administration track
     -Network Administration track
Certificate of Achievement (45+ credits)
• Application & Desktop Support Specialist
• Cisco Support Technician
• Cloud Architecture & Services
• Microsoft Network Support
• Operating System Support Specialist

Changes: starting Fall 2017

Cisco classes will be scheduled as follows (this is a change to the projected annual schedule).

Fall Quarter: NSCOM 201, NSCOM 202, NSCOM 203, NSCOM 204

Winter Quarter: NSCOM 201, NSCOM 202

Spring Quarter: NSCOM 201, NSCOM 202, NSCOM 203, NSCOM 204

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Gainful Employment Information

Federal regulations require academic institutions to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution’s Gainful Employment (GE) Programs, and about students who enrolled in those programs eligible for Title IV funding that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  See the list of eligible certificates, but note that it may be out of date of current offerings.

Career Opportunities

To see some examples of what types of job titles you can obtain after completing a degree or certificate in this program, please visit the Center for Career Connections Career Pathways website.