The jobs in Information Technology are nearly endless — so are possibilities for networking students at OTC. Learn how to assemble and repair computers, install network cabling systems manage back-end network support systems and more in the OTC Networking Technology department. Upon graduation, students are ready to get a job as a network technician, computer technician, network cable installer and more — each making an average of more than $35,000 a year in Missouri.
Networking Technology Associate’s Degree
Learn the basics of networking technology, while advancing computer skills already obtained in this hands-on program. Students discover the nuances of operating systems, learn the basics of network security and complete an internship during the program. As a Cisco Academy, OTC’s Networking program teaches comprehensive CCNA curriculum as a part of this lucrative degree program. Classes include Windows Client-Server, Network Communications and Cabling and the Linux Operating System.
Plus, this hands-on degree program is partnered with the following academies: Cisco Academy, EMC Academy, VMware Academy, Red Hat Academy and CompTIA Education Partner. Graduates of this program gain knowledge and learn skills to attempt the following industry certifications: CompTIA NET+, A+, Security+, Linux+ Cisco CCENT and CCNA. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Networking Technology.
Networking Technology Certificate
For an expedited path to employment, students may obtain a short-term Networking Technology Certificate. Classes include Introduction to Networking, The Linux Operating System and Cisco Routing and Switching. Upon completion, students receive a Networking Technology Certificate.