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
New Track *** Cloud Architecture & Services ***
(As of Summer 2015, the Application Support track will no longer be available)

   -Cloud Services & Architecture track
   -Operating System Administration track
   -Network Administration track
Certificate of Accomplishment
•Technical Assistant
Certificate of Achievement
•Cisco Support Technician
•Application & Desktop Support Specialist
•Microsoft Network Support
•Operating System Support Specialist
•Cloud Architecture & Services — when available, a link to the worksheet will be provided

Cloud Services & Architecture
ENGL& 101 English Composition I (5)
PHYS 109 Science for Information Technology (6)
NSCOM 201 Cisco Networking I (5)
NSCOM 202 Cisco Networking II (5)
NSCOM 231 Introduction to Cloud Architecture & Services (5)
NSCOM 235 Cloud Infrastructure (5)
NSCOM 240 Cloud Services (5)
TECH 215 PC Analysis & Configuration I (5)
TECH 217 PC Analysis & Configuration II (5)
Total Credits: 46

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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  See the list of eligible certificates, but note that it may be out of date of current offerings.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.