School and Ranking Information
The schools around Duluth, Georgia, offering networking programs are mostly private, for-profit or 2-year community and technical colleges. Based upon the variety of programs offered and its computing facilities, the following school is considered one of the top schools for networking education:
- Winner: Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC) is a 2-year, public institution that offers several diploma, certificate and degree programs in technology and networking. Among the programs available in this field, CTC offers a Microsoft Networking Service Technician certificate program, a Networking Specialist diploma program and a Networking Specialists Associate of Applied Science.
School Info Chart
|Category||Chattahoochee Technical College|
|School Type||2-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$2,572 (in-state); $4,612 (out-of-state)**|
|Networking and Telecommunication Degrees Offered||Certificate, Diploma, Associate|
|Networking and Telecommunication Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||2**|
|Most Popular Networking and Telecommunication Degree Level in 2013||Tie between Certificate (1) and Associate (1)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class||10%**|
|Noteworthy||Diploma and associate degree programs include general networking courses as well as specialized education in Microsoft, Unix/Linus and Cisco networking***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Chattahoochee Technical College
Chattahoochee Technical College
- Two campuses at Marietta and North Metro offer networking programs
- Free in-person and online tutoring offered by all campuses
- Programs can help prepare students for industry certifications in networking
Home to more than 10,000 students, CTC offers a Business and Computer Programs Department with programs that prepare students to lead teams and solve complex technical problems. Graduates of the Computer Information System Technology program have many career options, including those in programming, computer security, Web development and networking.
Two of CTC's eight campuses in Georgia offer the certificate, diploma and associate degree programs in networking. The certificate program covers basic Cisco networking. The curricula of the diploma and degree programs both include the Cisco training as well as networking fundamentals for Microsoft and Unix/Linux systems.