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  • Work with state-of-the-art technology in Gateway’s labs on the Racine and Elkhorn campuses with data centers, servers, routers, firewalls, switches and cloud infrastructure. 
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule with a virtual lab that uses an 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, VMware, 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, and 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.
Program Credits
Elkhorn Campus, Racine Campus, Online
Financial Aid Eligible
Tuition & Fees: $10,062
Books and Supplies: $4,654
Start Dates
Salary Outlook
Career Opportunities:
IT Network Support Specialist, Network Administrator, IT Systems Cloud Administrator, Associate Data Center Technician, Data Center Operations Technician

IT – Network Specialist Career Pathway

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