Network Administration Schools

If you have ever dreamed of being a network administrator (some of us have!), the time to find a great network administration school is now. The economy is still shaky all over the planet, but companies are hiring recent graduates who have the current skills and knowledge necessary to keep modern networks secure, safe and running smoothly.

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Keep reading to learn more about the various job opportunities available with a computer science degree or network administration certification. We also have some things to think about if you want to find the best place to get your degree.

Featured Network Administration Schools

ATI Career Training Center

It’s your future. Acquire training today for a rewarding career you will want to keep for the rest of your life.

Featured Programs:
Network Administration

Featured Locations:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Branford Hall Career Institute

Branford Hall Career Institute offers you a specialized career education.

Featured Programs:
Computer Networking Management

Featured Locations:
Branford, CT | Southington, CT | Springfield, CT | Winsor, CT

Bryan College

Prepare for an in-demand career with Bryan College’s Computer Information Systems – Networking program. This program provides students with the skills necessary to design and implement mission-critical networks in today's ever-changing business environment. | Bryan College’s Computer Network Specialist program can give you the knowledge and skills to understand and work many sophisticated technologies that keep a company running at peak efficiency. You can learn Windows client and server administration, database development, network scripting and more.

Featured Programs:
Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Specialist Networking and Computer Networking

Featured Locations:
Rogers, Arkansas | Springfield, Missouri | Topeka, Kansas

ECPI College of Technology

Train for a better career and create a better life for yourself along the way.

Featured Programs:
Network Security | Network Security - Bachelor

Featured Locations:
Campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

Everest Institute

We are focused on your success! We offer Diploma programs for exciting careers in computers, electronics and health care.

Featured Programs:
Network Admin / Info Tech | Network Systems Support

Featured Locations:
Bissonnet | Dearborn | Decatur | Rochester | San Antonio | Southfield

Florida Technical College

As an FTC student, you’ll also enjoy extensive hands-on training using our modern computer and laboratory facilities. By learning on the same equipment you’ll use on the job, you enter the job market with a definite competitive advantage.

Featured Programs:
Network Administration/Hardware with Wireless Technology

Featured Locations:
DeLand, FL | Orlando, FL

Herzing College

Herzing College’s career training programs offer hands-on, personalized instruction that helps you achieve your goals.

Featured Programs:
AS Computer Networking and Security Technology | BS Computer Science with concentration in Computer Networking and Security Technology | BS Technology Management with minor in Computer Networking and Security Technology | Diploma in Cisco Networking | Diploma in Microsoft Networking | Diploma in Networking Systems

Featured Locations:
Atlanta | Brookfield | Kenosha | Madison | Toledo

Lincoln College of Technology

Lincoln offers hands-on programs in a variety of fields

Featured Programs:
Network Communication and Information Systems | Networking

Featured Locations:
West Palm Beach, Florida | Marietta, Georgia

Lincoln Technical Institute

Lincoln’s training programs emphasize hands-on, interactive learning activities wherever possible, and our instructors possess a combination of teaching experience, subject matter expertise and applied real world experience.

Featured Programs:
Network Communication and Information Systems | Networking

Featured Locations:
Brockton | Edison | Lowell | Moorestown | Northeast Philadelphia | somerville

TESST College of Technology - Beltsville

At TESST College of Technology, our main objective is providing you a quality technical education. We want you to be ready for your career immediately.

Featured Programs:
Computer Networking Technology | Computer Support Technician | Network Information Systems | Electronics, Computer and Telecommunications Technology

Featured Locations:
Baltimore, Maryland | Beltsville, Maryland | Townson, MD

Vatterott College - Tulsa

Whether you want a career in computers or a technical trade, Vatterott College’s career training programs immerse you in your chosen field and enable you to learn the latest technologies. Vatterott College is a leader in career education with programs that ensure you will have the confidence and experience to be a leader in your field.

Featured Programs:
Associate of Occupational Studies Degree - Computer Systems & Network Technology | Bachelor's Degree - Computer Engineering & Networking Technology

Featured Locations:
Network Related Training At Select Locations In Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Tennessee

Westwood College

At Westwood College, we feel the best way to provide you with an education is to keep our schedules flexible, our facilities stocked with the industry relevant technology and materials, and our classes small.

Featured Programs:
Information Technology: Major in Network Management | Information Technology: Major in Systems Security | Information Technology: Major in Cisco Network Systems

Featured Locations:
California | Colorado | Georgia | Texas | Virginia

Careers for a Network Administration Degree

Here is a list of just SOME of the job opportunities that may open up once you have a network administrator degree from the right college or university. Keep in mind work experience and additional education/training/certification may be required for certain positions.

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Computer Security Coordinator
  • Computer Security Information Specialist
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Cryptologist
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Database Administrator (DBA)
  • Database Security Expert
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Director of Information Services
  • Director of Technology
  • Information Security Manager / Director
  • Information Technology Administrator (IT Administrator)
  • Internet Security Specialist
  • Internet Systems Administrator
  • LAN Specialist (Local Area Network Specialist)
  • Network Administrator
  • Networking Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Specialist
  • Server Administrator
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Operator
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Specialist
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Telecommunications Manager

While this list seems long - and it is - it is by no means all of the job opportunities that may be out there for people with the right education and experience.

Finding a Network Administration School

No matter what career path you want to follow and what you want to specialize in, it all begins with finding the right network administrator degree. Finding the right school does not need to be difficult. Whether or not you have a good background in computers, if you are willing to study and work hard, there is a very good chance you can get through all your classes and get a degree that might help you land a high-paying job that you can really enjoy.

Here are a couple things to keep in mind when looking for a network admin school.

  • Paying for School - Paying for tuition and all the other expenses that come with going to school is going to be high on the list of a lot of different people.
  • Taking Classes Online - Another thing to consider is whether or not you will be able to take classes online. For a network administrator, a lot of the classes may be able to be taken online.

If you are ready to take control of your life and find a career rather than just a job, the time to act is now. Finding a great network administration school is just the beginning. You are still going to have to put in the work with studying and applying yourself mentally, but if you are willing to make the sacrifices, you are going to be able to reap the rewards that come with having a computer science degree.


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