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Contact: Kenneth MillerTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: kmiller30@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Computer and Networking Technology - Level I

The Computer and Networking Technology program prepares students to become computer and networking service technicians. The program provides foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and customer relations, as well as more advanced training in networks, servers, and security. Students learn to install, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computers and networks.

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Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Computer User Support Specialists

      Computer User Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1151.00

      Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $54.25

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $65,960.34
      Annual Job Openings
      7,633

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer Network Support Specialists

      Computer Network Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1152.00

      Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $58.44

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $71,119.07
      Annual Job Openings
      1,580

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

      Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

      SOC Career Code: 49-2011.00

      Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.77

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $40,047.86
      Annual Job Openings
      1,312

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

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  • Computer and Networking Technology - Level I

    The Computer and Networking Technology program prepares students to become computer and networking service technicians. The program provides foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and customer relations, as well as more advanced training in networks, servers, and security. Students learn to install, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computers and networks.

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  • Computer and Networking Technology - Level II

    Technology and Health Division
    Certificate T0726

    The Computer and Networking Technology Level I and II certificate programs prepare students to become computer and networking service technicians. Courses required for the Level I certificate provide foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and preparation for the A+ certification examination sponsored by CompTIA and offered at testing centers throughout the country. In addition to the Level I certificate requirements, students seeking the Level II certificate cover computer networks, servers, and customer relations, and will take preparatory courses for the CompTIA Network+, Server+, and Security+ certification exams. These industry certifications are recognized worldwide as benchmarks for the computer and networking technician. Further, students will have requisite skills upon which to seek additional I.T. certifications available for the computer and networking fields.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Computer and Networking Technology - Level I coursework29-29.5
    PLUS
    Completion of the Computer and Networking Technology - Level II coursework16
    Total Units45-45.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Computer and Networking Technology - Level I Coursework
    CNET 50Personal Computer (PC) Servicing4
    CNET 52PC Operating Systems4
    CNET 54PC Troubleshooting4
    CNET 60A+ Certification Preparation2
    ELEC 11Technical Applications in Microcomputers3-3.5
    or CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications
    ELEC 50AElectronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)4
    ELEC 50BElectronic Circuits (AC)4
    ELEC 56Digital Electronics4
    Total Units29-29.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Computer and Networking Technology - Level II Coursework
    CNET 56Computer Networks4
    CNET 58Server Systems4
    CNET 62Network+ Certification Preparation2
    CNET 64Server+ Certification Preparation2
    CNET 66Security+ Certification Preparation2
    TECH 60Customer Relations for the Technician2
    Total Units16

    Recommended Electives

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    ELEC 51Semiconductor Devices and Circuits4
    ELEC 74Microcontroller Systems4

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Contact: Kenneth MillerTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: kmiller30@mtsac.edu

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