Network Systems Technician

Description:
Students in this major will learn to design, install, configure and troubleshoot network installations. This will include the programming and installation of network routers, switches, Wi-Fi and other network software and hardware. Students will also learn about category 5, 6 and fiber optic cable termination and installation. This major also includes training in the installation and management of a server environment using Windows Server Operating Systems, VMware application, Network Array Storage (NAS) in conjunction with other server components. The training received as part of this major can include certifications from CompTIA Net+ and A+, Microsoft certifications and Cisco certifications. Students will also learn to program using Java to develop software for personal computers and applications on the Android platform.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Network Systems Technician
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  990/36
Normal Completion Time:  36 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Career Opportunities:
Computer Service Technician
Electronic Assembler
Field Service Technician
Computer Equipment Sales

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$16,640-$98,800

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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