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.


92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 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 92
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 224 Professional Development 4
CSC 105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 118 Computer Applications I 4
CSC 210 Database Design 4
CSC 272 Principles of System Design 4
ECO 201 Microeconomics 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
GEN 215 Human Dynamics 4
MGT 114 Business Organization and Management 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
MTH 201 College Algebra Composition I 4
Advisor Approved IT Academy and/or Information Technology Electives 32
General Studies Elective (4 Additional Credit Hours)
Students must choose one additional General Education
class from the Humanities/Fine Arts category. This class is inaddition to the required General Education classes listed in theprogram. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.

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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