Network Specialist Program

Network Specialist
Students receive the specialized training necessary to become an effective Network Specialist

Prepare to Pursue a Career as a
Professional Network Specialist in Maine

  • Full & Part Time Programs Available
  • Hands-On Training in state-of-the-art labs
  • FLEX-TRAIN – Work at your own pace – customize your program to fit your lifestyle

This program is offered at our Scarborough, ME campus.

Train to Become a Valued Network Professional

Schedule a Tour Students in this program focus on developing and expanding their technical skills within the context of good networking principles.

This program is designed to provide the skills necessary to become an effective Network Specialist / Administrator. Expanding upon the responsibilities of a server administrator, students are taught  to apply their knowledge and understanding of networking principles, networking systems and security to implement and manage small businesses to enterprise environments.

Potential Career Opportunities

Trained Network Specialists may pursue entry-level employment in a variety of positions including:

  • Computer Repair/Support Technicians
  • Desktop Support Technicians
  • Help Desk Technicians
  • Networking Support
  • Network Administrators
  • Server Administrators

As we become increasingly reliant on technology, security becomes more and more of an issue. With specialized training in network safety and security, you may be marketable to prospective employers.

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Becoming a Confident Network Specialist

Graduates of this program enter the professional world with confidence, secure in the knowledge that they have the necessary skills to serve clients and impress prospective employers. Through hands-on activities, Network Specialist students will set up and configure network operating systems and network equipment such as servers, PCs, switches and routers, and work with emerging technologies such as wireless networking. Through our network specialist training, the program takes an in-depth look at data integration and advanced security issues.

“NTI has been an outstanding experience beginning with admissions and financial aid. NTI goes above and beyond to mentor each student to be competitive in the current job market. I have the tools I need to be successful thanks to NTI!”
– Paul Whitney

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Industry Certifications

Learn more about National CertificationThis Maine-based program prepares students to sit for the following important industry certification exams:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (OS & Windows Server)
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Learn more about National Certifications

Course Delivery

Everyone learns differently. NTI’s exclusive “FLEX-TRAIN” was designed to address each student’s individual learning style and pace. 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 & Part-Time Schedule Options – Choose the Program that Works Best for You

Is a Career as a Network Specialist Right for You? Find Out! Take the "NTI Network Specialist Career Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Network Specialist career training readiness score now >>

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To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable NTI Career Advisor, call us at 1-800-447-1151. Ask about coming in for a free tour of the campus nearest you. See for yourself what career training from NTI is all about, and how this could be the change you’ve been looking for.

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*This program is offered at the Scarborough campus only.