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.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours92
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
BUS 224Professional Development4
CSC 105Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 118Computer Applications I4
CSC 210Database Design4
CSC 272Principles of System Design4
ECO 201Microeconomics4
ENG 101Composition I4
ENG 102Composition II4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
GEN 215Human Dynamics4
MGT 114Business Organization and Management4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
MTH 201College Algebra Composition I4
Advisor Approved IT Academy and/or Information Technology Electives32
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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