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IT - Network Systems Administration At A Glance

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IT – Network Systems Administration

Professionals in the IT Network Systems industry install and maintain multi-platform computer networks, data networks, and various telecommunications structures.

IT Network Administrators are self-starters and have a passion for problem-solving and studying the functionalities of various information systems. Through your studies, you will learn the essential skills for computer networking, design, maintenance and support. With the majority of post-secondary programs focusing on Cisco, Microsoft, open-source technologies and operating systems, you will gain industry knowledge of security, storage management, virtualization and troubleshooting. Classroom instruction will be a balance of hands-on technical experience and theoretical knowledge, preparing you to launch your career as an IT Network Administrator.

Potential Careers

  • Network analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Computer Support

“Meeting new people who are absolutely great at what they do, being challenged into doing different things that seemed so hard at first. SCA gave me not only technical experience but life experience as well.”

Michael Nguyen, Team Alberta, IT Network Systems Administration