All organizations want their computer network to be two things: fast and secure. Meeting these needs is the task of network administrators, along with maintaining network hardware and software, analyzing problems, installing new operating systems, addressing connectivity issues and more. As an official Microsoft IT Academy, Sullivan University will provide you with comprehensive technical training in network administration, as well as web-assisted Microsoft product training.


The Computer Network Administration degree focuses on teaching you how to:

  • Manage LAN and WAN internet systems
  • Maintain network efficiency and speed
  • Recommend system upgrades
  • Install and repair computer equipment
  • Troubleshoot issues

The Computer Network Administration degree prepares students for multiple professional certifications, including CompTIA A+, Net+, and Linux+, and Microsoft.


32 Credit Hours
Length: 12 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 32
MNE 108 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 4
MNE 109 Computer Network Fundamentals 4
MNE 111 Administrating Windows 4
MNE 112 Administrating Windows Server 4
MNE 203 Introduction to Linux 4
MNE 204 Linux Server - Configuring the X Window System 4
MNE 212 Security Certified Specialist 4
MNE 213 Computer Security Fundamentals 4

What are some websites with more information on the Computer Network Administration field?

The League of Professional System Administrators (LOPSA) is a nonprofit corporation with members throughout the world. Their mission is to advance the practice of system administration; to support, recognize, educate and encourage its practitioners; and to serve the public through education and outreach on system administration issues.


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