Computer Networking Program Frequently Asked Questions

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For students interested in joining the growing field of technology, Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology offers our in-depth Computer Networking programs. Our Associate degree and diploma programs provide the training students need for computer networking career success.

What Do Computer Networkers Do?

Computer networks form the technological backbone in virtually all businesses. These networks require daily management to ensure they work properly, so information may be shared between computers and other devices. 

Although there are many job opportunities available in computer networking, you may spend your time installing, configuring, repairing, or maintaining networks such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and more.

What Jobs Are Available in Computer Networking?

A computer networking certificate or degree will open up a world of opportunity for you. There are many careers you can choose from, including:

  • Network Technician
  • Wireless Network Specialist
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Junior Network Administrator

And many more. You can also choose from a variety of workplace options as a computer networker. For example, you can choose to work inside a hospital, doctor’s office, business office or non-profit organization. Wherever there’s a network of computers, a computer networking specialist is required.

What Is the Job Outlook for Computer Networkers?

Technology continues to evolve, requiring many organizations to hire employees with tech-based skills. Because of this need, the overall employment of IT careers is projected to grow by 11% from 2019 to 2029.

Is Computer Networking a Good Career?

It’s a fact that tech-based careers are just as critical to patient care as doctors and nurses. It’s your responsibility to ensure patient care systems are up and running each day. Your involvement in moving patient care forward makes computer networking a rewarding career. Plus, with many career options available, there’s plenty of room for career growth in healthcare and several other industries. The current average salary for a computer networker is $112,690.

How Do I Become a Computer Networker?

First, you’ll need to obtain your high school diploma. Next, you’ll need to complete an accredited Computer Networking program. Cambridge offers a certificate program as well as an associate program to fit your specific needs.

Following your program, you’ll be ready to take various exams for additional certification. These certifications may include:

  • CompTIA A+
  • Network+
  • ITF+
  • Cloud+
  • Project+
  • CCT Routing & Switching

 Finally, after certification, you’ll be ready to find the perfect computer networking career.

Start Your Technology Career With Cambridge Today

A computer networking certificate or degree from Cambridge can help you jumpstart your medical technology career. To learn more about our program or to apply today, give us a call at 877-206-4279 or send us a message.