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Network Information Systems

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Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

This program prepares students to repair, service and troubleshoot personal computers and computer-related equipment.  Students learn to install and configure operating systems and application software, including networking basics, like: installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware peripherals and protocols. Students gain knowledge and the technical skills required for CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) (retired by Microsoft in fall 2015, no longer an available credential) and Microsoft Information Technology Professional (MCITP) certifications.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Courses

 
Course Name
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting I 
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting II 
Network Management 
Network Security 
Server Operating Systems 
Network/Client Operating Systems [or] 
Network/Client Operating Systems (Linux)
Active Directory Infrastructure 
Capstone
Total Class Hours: 1050

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites

 

Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
     
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Expenses

Credentials Available

CompTIA (Minimum of one required, choice of):

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Linux+

Accreditations

Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?

Attributes

  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Instructing
  • Oral Expression
  • Information Ordering
  • Problem Sensitivity

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 50%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

 

 

 

Potential Wages

Career Profile

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 11.0901

 

Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Can I attend part- time?

A: Yes. Students may choose to attend in the morning or in the afternoon as a part-time option.

Q: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.

Q: Will MNTC help me find job opportunities during or after I finish the program?

A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.

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