A network support specialist is an information technology (IT) professional who designs, implements, and maintains computer networks, as well as provides technical support to users of that network.
A network support specialist completes the routine tasks of maintaining a computer network. They also establish and maintain appropriate security controls across the network, ensure that the appropriate people have access to necessary parts of the network, install software, provide user support, and evaluate network performance.
This program will equip graduates with instruction in operating systems and applications, systems design and analysis, networking theory and solutions, types of networks, network management and control, network and flow optimization, security, configuring, and troubleshooting.
Once you complete this course, you may look for an entry-level position in this field. As you gain experience, you may be able to move up in your role to gain more responsibility or take new roles in the IT field.
In order to enroll, you must Pass a criminal background check. Be at least 17 years of age. Have proof of a GED or high school diploma. Pass the Ability to Benefit Test in lieu of a high school diploma. Pass the employee misconduct registry check (EMR). Pass a drug screening.