Network Administration

Degree program at Bay College

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Why Network Administration?

The Network Administration program at Bay College provides students with a strong general education background. This degree also satisfies the Michigan Transfer Agreement listed in the catalog.


Why Bay College?

The Network Administration program at Bay College is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue a baccalaureate degree in computer networking.

If you plan to transfer you should enroll in the Network Administration Associate in Arts degree that meets the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) requirements. Students take many of the same classes as our Computer Network Systems and Security classes, but by completing the AA in Network Administration can take advantage of the articulation to Mobile and Web Programming 4 year degree at Northern Michigan University. Bay College Network Administration AA to Northern Michigan University Mobile and Web Programming 4 year degree - Earn the first two years of your 4 year CS degree while staying at home and transfer 64 credits and an AA degree to NMU. Start at Bay College and then transfer your credits to a four-year university.

Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Network Administration65.00
Computer Science60.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Computer Network and Systems
  • Network Security
  • Network Computing

Career Opportunities

A degree in Network Administration opens the door to many careers in a diverse and growing field. Students can go on to be many things, such as:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • Network Designer
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Engineer

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