In this course, students explore the Gateway Technical College community. They examine college resources and services, investigate skills that lead to academic success, and identify strategies for achieving educational and personal goals.
Information Technology – Network Specialist
Connect with a bold new career in technology. Gateway’s IT – Network Specialist associate degree will prepare you to set up, support, secure and maintain computer networks and clouds. Become the kind of network administrator companies in today’s economy can rely on to provide constant connection between employees, customers, and business partners. You’ll be wired for success!
- Work with state-of-the-art technology in Gateway’s labs on the Racine and Elkhorn campus with data centers, servers, routers, firewalls, switches and cloud infrastructure.
- Enjoy a flexible schedule with a virtual lab that uses industry-approved curriculum that gives you 24/7 remote access for this computer networking degree.
- Study the industry’s cutting-edge curriculum and technology from Cisco, Microsoft, HP, and open-source platforms including Linux, to meet any employer’s demands and prepare for multiple certifications.
- Develop a resume and portfolio with project-based learning as you design, install, configure, administer, secure and maintain cross-platform enterprise networks and cloud environments, then gain real-world experience through an internship with a local business.
- Prepare to advance your education with Gateway’s many transfer agreements with University of Wisconsin System schools, plus universities like Bellevue, Cardinal Stritch, Franklin, Herzing and Ottawa.
Elkhorn Campus, Racine Campus, Online
Tuition & Fees: $10,073
Books & Supplies: $4,134
Fall, Spring, Summer
IT – Network Specialist Career Pathway
Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.