IT-Network Technician | Western Technical College

IT-Network Technician

Technical Diploma

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Financial Aid Eligible

A person with good computer skills and a desire to gain additional knowledge will benefit from the Network Technician program. Through a combination of classroom and hands-on training, you will learn how to provide endpoint support in small- to medium-sized businesses and home offices. You will also be trained in the fundamentals of Linux and Windows server administration.

If you decide to pursue an associate's degree in IT-Network System Administration, all courses will transfer to that program.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

IT-Network Technician

This program will cost about $3,600* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

IT-Network Technician 2016-2017 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding3
Employed in Related Occupation1
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education0
Not in Labor Market2

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Average Hours Per Week40
Median Hourly Wage$15.00
Hourly Wage Range$15.00 - $15.00
Median Annual Salary$31,200

Respondents in Related Occupations

No occupations reported.

Career Opportunities

Computer Network Support Specialists
IT Specialist

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Gainful Employment

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

IT-Network Technician

Career Pathways

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