Applied Studies: Computer Support and Network Administration


Students enrolled in this program will earn a BA/BS in Applied Studies: Computer Support and Network Administration degree from North Central University. Plus, students will simultaneously earn an AAS from Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

The Computer Support & Network Administration degree provides comprehensive, industry-focused training on network support and Internet technologies.  You will learn how to install, configure and maintain computer hardware, protocols, operating systems, software and Internet-working devices, with special emphasis on developing troubleshooting skills. Key topics include network administration, client/server installation and support, Web server management, database implementation, and network security.  You will systematically analyze problems and create software solutions for business, scientific fields and government.  You will learn how to create and maintain computer programs using a variety of computer programming languages.  You will also study client/server architecture, data communications, data process principles, computer business applications, graphical user interfaces, Web development and e-business/e-commerce concepts.

Where You Could Work

  • Help desk centers
  • Technical support
  • IT departments
  • Network administration
  • Internet service providers
  • IT consulting firms
  • Training centers
  • Technology vendors

Potential Job Titles

  • Computer Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Network Support Technician
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist


Part 1. General Education Core
Part 2. Biblical Studies Core
Part 3. Applied Area & General Electives
65 Credits