Computer Network Technology

Possible career opportunities

These CNT-courses prepare students for a career path in computer network technologies. These courses teach terminology and provide hands-on laboratory experience with operating systems and network devices. These courses begin to prepare the student for popular vendor certifications such as MCSE, MCSA, MSDBA, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, and copper/fiber cabling to name a few.

The job titles of people employed in computer networking include: systems administrator, network administrator, network engineer, database administrator, LAN specialist and network designer.

Associate in science degree

This two-year associate in science degree program is intended to prepare the student for jobs in business and government as introductory positions such as network control specialist, computer system specialists, or specialist network control, entry-level help desk analyst, computer technician, to name a few.

Computer Network Information and Communication Technology requirement map


  • Server and system administration (achievement)
  • Microsoft Windows system administration (accomplishment)


Gainful employment reports

In compliance with the October 2010 Gainful Employment regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education, the Contra Costa Community College District is providing the following information for the District’s Career Technical Education programs that offer Certificates of Achievement: program costs, normal time for completion, average loan debt incurred by students enrolled in the program, completion rates, and potential careers fields for program graduates.

Computer network technology class schedules

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Coordinator: Bijan Houshiar
Directory: Computer Science and Computer Network Technology faculty and staff