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Computer Networks Technician


Diploma | 2 years of study | 120 ECTS


Students enrolled in this program earn a Diploma in Computer Networks Technician. The program is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge to design, manage and service computer networks.

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The program aims to:


Introduce techniques for the design, management, service and support of data communication networks using the appropriate software and hardware


Recognize and restore technical damages of networking issues, by identifying the problematic components and troubleshoot them


Supervise, troubleshoot and maintain network systems


Ensure and verify the proper operation of computer networks (as a network administrator) by making all the necessary remedial actions using the appropriate tools


Safeguard computer systems and networks from malicious intrusions by applying the security principles for computer systems and stand-alone computers


Recognize and restore damages in data communication networks


Extend current network systems in respect to the fundamentals of data network security


Achieve efficient time management based on financial resources, security and quality management


Provide students with the necessary skills to be able to use popular software applications such as word processing, internet, electronic mail, spreadsheets and presentations applications


Enhance students’ critical thinking and to develop their basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.













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Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:



Understand the theoretical and practical operation of communications and local networks.


Identify the means and techniques required to install and operate modern local networks.


Use and parameterize basic networking equipment (network cards, switches, subnetting)


Comprehend the basic IT terminology in hardware and software.


Apply the rules relating to the hygiene and safe exercise of their duties.

Assimilate the education of the use of new software and hardware and self-train with the use of appropriate telematics software (tele-education, etc.).

Design, maintain and support data transmission networks using the appropriate tools (software and hardware), as instructed by their manufacturers.


Apply network security practices and measures.


Manage data transmission networks through the operating system or other management tools.


Control at the first level and maintain network facilities.


Perform diagnostic tests on computer network installations and identify causes of damage.

Interconnect local data networks with other networks.


Manage, support and maintain Internet access facilities, depending on the time and financial resources they are given, as well as rationally managing security and quality.

Configure active network devices to properly allocate their load.

Detect and repair malfunctions in data transmission networks.

Restore network operating problems.

Make job offer suggestions, according to the defined invitations received.



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The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:


General Education Requirements | 24 ECTS credits


Major Requirements | 84 ECTS credits


Free Electives| 12 ECTS credits



General Education Requirements


ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

ENG205 Advanced English Communication (6)



Major Requirements                                         


CSC117 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC122 System Administration I (6)

CSC123 Computer Networks I (6)

CSC124 Computer Applications (6)

CSC127 Computer Networks II (6)

CSC128 Information Technology Essentials (6)

CSC129 Computer Programming (6)

CSC218 Network Security I (6)

CSC219 System Administration II (6)

CSC221 Computer Networks III (6)

CSC222 Computer Networks IV (6)

CSC223 System Administration III (6)

CSC224 System Administration IV (6)

CSC225 Network Security II (6)



Free Electives   


The student is free to take any course offered by the College.


The number of credits each course is carrying is indicated in the parenthesis following the course title.



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The syllabus curriculum is designed to prepare students to take external exams in  CCNA, MCSA and CEH. Therefore, in addition to studying at the American College, students of the Network Technician Diploma can obtain the following professional certifications:


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA),
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) on Windows Server
  • Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH).




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