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Network Administrators work with the design, construction, and maintenance of large computer systems. They are responsible for managing complex Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) as well as intranet and Internet-based systems and network segments. All of this is done to support the information technology infrastructure of corporations, government agencies and other businesses that the network administrator works for.

Network administrators work in a wide range of settings from the IT department of the largest corporations to the smallest companies to government agencies. In all of these locations, administrators are responsible for installing and maintaining network hardware and software and evaluating system performance in order to address critical problems to allow for maximum capacity of network systems.

Although there are numerous levels of education available for network administration, most employers requires students to possess a Bachelor's Degree or better to begin work. Some place will hire network administrators with an Associates Degree or professional certification if they have relevant work experience to complement their education. Often, those who get an Associates Degree or Certification begin work as a Network Support Specialist first to gain relevant work experience before making it up to Network Administration. Bachelor's degree students can usually find work as a Network Administrator straight out of college.

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Accredited Colleges Offering Network Administration Degrees
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Purdue University Global Annual Tuition $11,581 - $16,246 Recommend Rate 38% (56 reviews)
170 Programs, 3 in Network Administration (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • AASIT - Network Administration
  • BSIT - Network Administration
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management
Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $11,520 Recommend Rate 63% (284 reviews)
285 Programs, 1 in Network Administration (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BS Information Technologies - Network & Telecommunication
Independence University Annual Tuition $16,968 Recommend Rate 55% (85 reviews)
30 Programs, 1 in Network Administration (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • Cybersecurity & Networking (BS)
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Campuses: La Crosse, Lacrosse
Annual Tuition $6,249 Recommend Rate Add Review
Campuses: Tulsa
Annual Tuition $20,600 Recommend Rate Add Review
Campuses: Winter Park
Annual Tuition $3,717 Recommend Rate Add Review
Campuses: Valdosta, Fitzgerald
Annual Tuition $4,930 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Inverness
Annual Tuition $3,792 Recommend Rate Add Review
Campuses: Yakima, Grandview
Annual Tuition $4,832 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Wells
Annual Tuition $6,330 Recommend Rate Add Review

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