NOTE: We are not accepting applications to this program for the Spring 2022 semester. However, the Computer Networking Systems program now offers flexible scheduling (online and on campus).  

Dunwoody Computer Networking Technician

Dunwoody’s Computer Networking Technician is a two-year degree program for students interested in jobs in computer networking and IT support, who need to take courses during the evening.

Learn computer logic, data communications, security procedures, basic programming, and everyday maintenance for Microsoft computers and applications. Install, configure, and manage enterprise applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server and SharePoint. After learning the basics of computer hardware, software, and operating systems (such as Microsoft Windows and Linux), you’ll go on to gain expertise in data communications, server systems, and networking technologies, including wireless networks and Cisco©.

You will also build your interpersonal communication skills and learn how to provide quality customer service. Upon graduation, you will be able to provide actual technical solutions to all kinds of business operating needs.

Class topics include:

  • Computer Systems
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Server Systems
  • Routing & Switching
  • Enterprise Application Administration
  • Open Source Software

Degree Requirements

To view program requirements, including required courses, electives, course descriptions, and credit hours, visit:

College Catalog: Computer Networking Technician

Recent Employers of Graduates

Companies that hire our graduates include:

  • Architecture Technology Corporation
  • M.A. Mortenson Company
  • Vista Outdoor
  • Open Systems Technologies
  • Target
  • Dunwoody College of Technology

Common Job Titles

Possible job titles upon graduation include:

  • Systems Administrator
  • Computer Support Technician
  • Client Device Analyst
  • Technical Consultant
  • Information Security Engineer

Facilities

Computer Hardware Lab

Become familiar with all the parts that go into a computer and how those interact with each other and with the operating system to create the computing experience.

  • 20 desktop computers (for disassembly and reassembly)

Computer Networking Lab

Learn how switches, routers and other networking equipment is used to link phones, computers, servers and other hardware and devices in fast, secure, and stable data networks.

  • Network switches and routers
  • Cisco Academy connection software and materials
  • Serial communications equipment
  • Network test equipment
  • Wireless networking and VOIP equipment

Rack Server Lab

Learn how to install, configure, network and troubleshoot rack servers.

  • 24 third generation professional grade rack servers