Network Administrator Requirements

Daytime Option   Evening Option

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements 

Curriculum - Daytime Option

FALL SEMESTER
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 105 - Introduction to Computers - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 112 - Network Electronics - 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 151 - Microcomputer Hardware - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 180 - Windows Server OS - 4 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • COMM REQ - Communications Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 130 - Introduction to Programming - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 160 - Linux Administration - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 171 - Introduction to Networking - 4 Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER
  • COMM REQ - Communications Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 285 - Wireless Data Communications - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 187 - Routers and WANs I - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 259 - Server Virtualization - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 286 - Information Security - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • SS REQ - Social Sciences Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 273 - Network Services and Security - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 276 - Directory Services Security - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 281 - Network Troubleshooting - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 288 - Routers and WANs II - 4 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Curriculum – Evening Option 

FALL SEMESTER
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 112 - Network Electronics - 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 151 - Microcomputer Hardware - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 180 - Windows Server OS - 4 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CIS 130 - Introduction to Programming 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 160 - Linux Administration 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 171 - Introduction to Networking 4 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • CIS 285 - Wireless Data Communications 4 Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER
  • CIS 105 - Introduction to Computers - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 187 - Routers and WANs I - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 259 - Server Virtualization - 4 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CIS 273 - Network Services and Security - 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 276 - Directory Services Security - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 288 - Routers and WANs II - 4 Credit Hours
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • COMM REQ - Communications Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER
  • COMM REQ - Communications Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 286 - Information Security - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • SS REQ - Social Sciences Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 281 - Network Troubleshooting - 4 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog

Admission Criteria

1 of the following:
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English “C” average or higher 
  • GED: 450 
  • ACT: 15 
  • ACT Math: 16 
  • SAT: 830
  • SAT Math: 430 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet one of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 240 
  • Arithmetic: 217

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Network Administrator program requires students to purchase a Southeast Tech laptop from the IT Support Center.

View Southeast Tech Laptop Requirements

Additional Technology Requirements

The following may be purchased in the Southeast Tech Bookstore:

  • USB 3.x 500GB minimum SSD hard disk (about $100)
  • USB 3.x 16GB minimum thumb drive (about $10)
  • USB to serial adapter for Cisco router / AP configuration (about $20)
  • Small PC repair tool kit (about $25)

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