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Heartland Community College

Why Computer Networking?

Do you like working on and with computers? Are you a responsible, reliable, out-of-the-box thinker who enjoys challenges? Then computer networking is the field for you. Computer networkers are responsible for conceiving, designing, implementing, and maintaining computer networks of all sizes for all kinds of businesses.

Upon completion of the Computer Networking Program, you can expect to find entry-level employment as a(n):

  • Network security administrator
  • Information technology (IT) manager
  • Systems administrator
  • Help desk/support/services management
  • Network security
  • Systems analyst

Why Heartland?

By choosing Heartland Community College to jumpstart your career in computer networking, you can choose from a variety of program options, including shorter certificates and/or a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree.

Upon completion, you will be prepared to sit for a variety of industry certifications, including:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
  • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • CCNAS ( Cisco Certified Network Associate Security)
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)

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Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!