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Network Administration & Design Program

  • Graduate in less than a year
  • Flexible schedules are available
  • Earn nationally recognized certifications
  • Job placement assistance after graduation
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Become a Computer Network Administration & Design Professional in Maine

If you have an interest in computers and are looking to become established in a satisfying tech career, training in Network Administration & Design could be an excellent career path.

In this program, students learn how to analyze the needs and requirements of business infrastructure and implement solutions based on the Microsoft Windows Server Platform. Responsibilities include installing, configuring, and maintaining a server environment. This program helps prepare students for many industry certifications, including CompTIA® and Microsoft®. 

Potential Career Opportunities

Skilled Network Admin & Design professionals may pursue employment in a variety of positions including:

  • Computer Repair Technicians
  • Desktop Support
  • Network Support
  • Server Administration

Becoming a Confident Network Professional

This program has a set of core courses and two sets of specialty courses (Windows or Cisco/Linux). All students take the core and one of the two specialties. The core introduces students to fundamental internet and computing skills including the use of Microsoft Office applications and prepares students to sit for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ exams by providing requisite knowledge and hands-on experience. The Windows specialty prepares students to sit for Microsoft Windows Client and Server certification exams. The Cisco/Linux specialty prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Linux+ exam and Cisco networking devices exams.

Core Courses  

  • Internet and Computing
  • A+  Essentials
  • A+  Practical Application
  • Network+
  • Security+

Students focus on these certification objectives:

  • CompTIA A+ 220-901 Certification Exam Objectives
  • CompTIA A+ 220-902 Certification Exam Objectives
  • CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Certification Exam Objectives
  • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam Objectives

Windows Specialty Courses

  • Windows Client
  • Windows Server 1
  • Windows Server 2

Students who choose Windows Specialty will focus on these certification objectives:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Exam 70-697
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Exam 70-698
  • Microsoft Windows Server 12 Exam 70-740
  • Microsoft Windows Server 12 Exam 70-742

Cisco/Linux Specialty Courses

  • Cisco ICND 1
  • Cisco ICND 2
  • CompTIA Linux+

Students focus on these certification objectives:

  • CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 Certification Exam Objectives
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2

As a graduate of this Maine-based program, you’ll feel comfortable installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network systems.

Course Delivery

Everyone learns differently. Our unique blended learning format was created especially for adult students and offers a high degree of flexibility. This innovative and successful approach sets NTI apart from other schools.

Our programs allow you to progress through the material with the aid of one-on-one instruction, multimedia software, interactive courseware, and measurement testing. And because our learning model is so flexible, NTI students can match their training schedule to the demands of their personal lives.

Full-Time Schedule Options – Choose the Program that Works Best for You

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