Network Systems Administration is the perfect program for people who want to have a mission critical role at their place of work. Individuals who specialize in this area are generally good at troubleshooting and working as a part of team.
If the following qualities describe you, Network Systems Administration might be a good program choice:
* Able to juggle multiple responsibilities
* Team player
* Enjoy problem solving
* Like working with computers
What's the job outlook?
Opportunities abound in the network systems administration field, as companies are relying more heavily on computer networks to make their operations run smoothly. Job growth in this field will continue to be driven by rapid gains in computer and data processing services, which is projected to be the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. economy.* Today's job market demands capable, tech-savvy individuals who exhibit proficiency in a range of network functions, and above all, professional polish. That's why employers are looking for people who are not only well-versed in the technical side of their business but who can also work well as a part of a collaborative team.
What will I do with my education?
Graduates of Heald's Network Systems Administration program pursue rewarding careers in a variety of positions, including LAN Administrator, WAN Administrator, Junior Network Administrator, Technical Support Specialist (Tier II and Tier III), or Network Support Technician. You'll also be prepared to pursue the following technical certifications: CompTIA A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, and Microsoft® Certified Professional (MCP).
As a Network Systems Administrator, you'll generate reports, implement and configure customer support databases, install and maintain servers, recommend hardware and software, and monitor network performance. No matter which position you hold, your Heald degree will help prepare you for great success in the network systems administration field.