Computer Analyst: Networking Administration and Tech Support

Information Technology

The Computer Analyst program (Associate of Applied Science) offers two AAS options: Business and Web Programming and Networking Administration and Tech Support. The common core provides students with the flexibility of changing options at the conclusion of the first semester. Combining robust technical skills with strong communication skills is important to successfully prepare you for employment in today’s computer industry. The program is designed to prepare students for a position as an application programmer, maintenance programmer, web designer or web developer, technical support person, microcomputer consultant, trainer, networking administrator or network support person.

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Credits: 69
Locations: Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

$13,800*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,456*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$44,544 - 81,017

Estimated annual salary range for Information Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

Potential Careers

  • Branch Technician
  • Database & Help Desk Coordinator
  • Hardware Tech Support
  • IT Analyst
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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Academic requirements, program details and any additional admission requirements for this program can be found on the program page in the college catalog.

The Computer Analyst-Networking Administration program maintains formal articulation agreements with the institutions listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.

Barry Eichelberger
Computer Science Instructor

  • Email: eichelbergerb@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2251
  • Location: Peosta

Patricia Oberbroeckling
Computer Science Instructor

  • Email: oberbroecklingp@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2235
  • Location: Peosta