Computer & Networking Technology

Computer & Networking TechnologyProgram Overview

The computer and networking technology (CNT) program provides entry-level skills and career education to meet the demand for well-trained technicians in the computer electronics and networking industries.  See Course Catalog for information.

The CNT program offers:

  • Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) gainful employment information.
  • Associate of Applied Science in Computer & Networking Technology can be earned by completing additional required technical and general education courses.

Graduates from the CNT program can be employed as skilled technical support workers in a variety of fields including networking, network administration, computer technical support and computer repair.

Both the Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna campuses offer the program and are collaborative sites for the Fairbanks-based, statewide information technology specialist (ITS), which offers a certificate and an associate degree. Students should consult the CNT faculty for assistance with curriculum planning toward certifications such as A+, Net+, CCNA, ICSA Customer Service, Microsoft Certified Professional and other industry-recognized certifications.

Our mission is:

The Computer & Networking Technology (CNT) Department promotes student success and lifelong learning by providing relevant, practical education and skills that prepare students for employment in a wide variety of computer, networking, electronics and office professions. 

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