Information Technology - Network Management Track

The Information Technology – Network Management degree track at GTCC is designed to provide you information and skills utilizing network devices and technology to manage computer networks. With the world becoming more mobile, skills are vital to connect, secure, and maintain networks to transmit information. This degree focuses on network protocols, technologies, and devices used to manage networks. Coursework focuses on managing and maintaining Cisco devices, network security, and maintaining Windows and Linux operating systems. Courses prepare you for the Cisco ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA certification exams as well as MCP from Microsoft.

Credentialing Options

Career Opportunities

Network Management

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to follow the general enrollment process for GTCC, found here.  During the advising process you will have the opportunity to indicate your desire to study within this curriculum. Your advisor will help you sign up for the specific courses you need.

Mr. Ralph Argiento, Department Chair, Computer Technologies
Contact Number: (336) 334-4822
Extension: 50013
Email: rsargiento@gtcc.edu

Kory Knowles, Instructor
Contact Number: (336) 334-4822
Extension: 50022
Email: kknowles@gtcc.edu

Yes, Financial aid is available if you qualify. Please visit the Financial Aid web page or contact the Financial Aid office at 336-334-4822. Select option 3.

No. All software needed to complete this degree are free to students. You will learn to use several professional network operating systems and network monitoring and maintenance applications during the completion of this degree. These are the standard used in the industry.

You will need a PC running the Windows operating system. An Apple brand computer running the MacOS operating system may not support some the software you are required to use.  If using a Mac, please ensure you can dual boot to Windows or use a virtualization application (such as Virtual Box, VMware, Parallels, etc.) for Windows applications.

Yes, this program is offered entirely online as part of our eDegree program. It is available at our Jamestown Campus.

Maybe.  We will evaluate each course you obtained from other academic institutions to ensure the currency and relevance of the credit applied.  Also, we will assess your current certifications to determine how and if they can be applied to your degree plan. 

Several courses include industry skills and standards in the delivery. Concepts from the Microsoft Server; CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Server+; Cisco ICND1, ICND2 and CCNA certifications are included in the courses. While this does not guarantee your success in passing the certification exams, practice tests and study plans are provided to you to measure your readiness.