Computer Networking Technology


Our Computer Networking Technology program is a two-year curriculum that offers training in network technologies, network administration, maintenance, and network operating systems.

You will learn how to create, install, and maintain local area networks, understand protocols and hardware environments used to access and transfer large quantities of data, and gain experience in different network environments using the latest network technologies. You’ll also gain specialty training in several areas (see below). The Associate in Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the program.

The information technology industry is a major player at the local, national, and global levels. Employment opportunities in this field continue to expand at a rapid rate. The Computer Networking Technology program at Hinds Community College is a way to launch your career in this ever-expanding industry.

Areas of Specialty Training
  • Fundamentals of Data
  • Communications
  • Operating Platforms
  • Network Components
  • System Maintenance
  • Network Planning and Design
  • Network Implementation
  • Network Administration using Linux
  • Network Administration Using Novell
  • Network Administration Using
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Network Security
  • Career Development
  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Online

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • ACT scores: 17 or above
  • English placement level: Level 3
  • Math placement level: Level 3
  • Reading placement level: Level 4

Next Steps


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At Hinds CC it’s easy to apply, and there’s no application fee! We have an open-door admission policy that offers all students general admission to the college. Take the first step towards your future and apply today!

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