Associate in Applied Science Degree in Networking and Computer Technology

The Associate in Applied Science Networking and Computer Technology degree develops in students the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to work in such positions as network installers, network administrators, and network support personnel designing and configuring networks, troubleshooting problems, and administering a network.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to work in a fast-paced, people-oriented field where they develop an understanding of both the hardware that comprises computer networks and the software that runs those networks.


Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

Programmatic Accreditation: The Networking and Computer Technology program is not programmatically accredited.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.

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Associate in Applied Science, Networking and Computer Technology

Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Microcomputer Systems and Configuration
  • Network Administration
  • TCP/IP
  • Network Architecture
  • Network Lab and Troubleshooting
  • Routers and Layer 3 Networking I
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Networking Essentials

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