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Network Support

Quick Facts

  • Program: Information Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: Multiple Campuses

Network support professionals manage and configure network clients.

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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why choose Network Support?

  • Be able to work with a variety of people across your organization, including other IT professionals
  • Use your analytical & problem-solving skills every day
  • Collaborate with a group or team to manage essential systems & functions
  • Play a key role because organizations rely on their computer networks for day-to-day operations

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Identify an organization’s needs, help design a system & install the network hardware & software
  • Maintain, test & troubleshoot network systems
  • Monitor systems to make sure networks operate correctly & without interruption
  • Resolve computer network problems

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

  • Organizations often require their network professionals be certified in the products they use, so you may need to complete certification(s).
  • Being a lifelong learner will help you advance in your career because you will always need to keep up-to-date on web programming languages and be able to apply new knowledge to your work
  • 3 skills or work style traits that will help you succeed in this field:
    • Communication skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Problem-solving skills

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

NE Northeast Campus SE Southeast Campus
NW Northwest Campus TR Trinity River Campus
SO South Campus CN TCC Connect Campus

Degree

Certificates

Level 1

Level 2

Enhanced Skills

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Information Technology-Network Support 60 $3,840
CRT1 Cisco Support 16 $1,024
CRT1 Information Technology Support 21 $1,344
CRT2 Network Support 45 $2,880
CES Advanced Cisco Support 12 $768

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Northeast Campus

Betty Dalton
Department Co-Chair

Call 817-515-6514

Email betty.dalton@tccd.edu

Northeast Campus

Carol Merchant
Department Co-Chair

Call 817-515-6660

Email carol.merchant@tccd.edu

South Campus

Michael A. Jackson
Assistant Professor & Department Chair

Call 817-515-4578

Email michael.jackson@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

James Chegwidden
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Call 817-515-3363

Email james.chegwidden@tcccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021