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About the at COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNICIAN program at American National College in Atlanta, GA College of Business

Computer technology has created entirely new employment opportunities for today's business economy. American National College's Computer Network Technician program is a targeted curriculum designed to offer students a diversified array of skills necessary to perform in the information technology environment. Graduates of this program will be prepared to contribute to the efficient operation of any business utilizing computer systems with a thorough knowledge of computer operation, hardware, software, networks, operating systems, data entry, word processing, and a wide variety of current business software programs. They will learn network design, spreadsheet applications, how to maintain and upgrade computers, necessary verbal and written communication skills for effective client/coworker relationships and be provided with opportunities for A+, and Microsoft MCSE, MCP, MOUS certification. Graduates of this program may find entry-level employment businesses in all sectors of the economy (manufacturing, wholesale, retail, non-profit, service) and in a wide variety of positions including: Hardware Technicians, Network Operators, Software Developers, Web Specialists, Systems Designers, Network Administrators, Information System Technicians, Computer Repair Specialists and System Engineer Assistants.

Program Objective: Professionally trained computer network administrators are in great demand by today's business community. Network administrators are knowledgeable in data processing, spreadsheet design, and database management. A well-trained network administrator must be familiar with various network designs, computer related equipment, network management and both systems and application software. This program offers course work designed to train the network administrator to manage a modern computer network.

The approximate amount of time required for completion of the day Computer Network Technician program is fifty (50) academic weeks and the evening program is sixty-two (62) academic weeks.

Course completion dates are subject to attending 20 hours per week days and 16 hours per week nights. Course Completion dates are subject to attending 9 credit hours per term days and 8 credit hours nights.

Academic weeks are defined as actual weeks in attendance excluding holidays, school breaks, and inclement weather days.