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Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time

Enterprise Computing Technology — Associate in Applied Science Degree (60 credits)
Enterprise Computing Technician — Diploma (48 credits)
Enterprise Technical Support Specialist —Certificate (30 credits)
Advanced Enterprise Computing — Certificate (16 credits)
Cisco Networking Support — Certificate (16 credits)
Linux System Administrator — Certificate (16 credits)
Enterprise Virtualization Support — Certificate (16 credits)

About the Program


The Enterprise Computing Technology program prepares the student to be able to analyze enterprise organizational information needs, to recommend appropriate hardware and software systems, and to implement or to train others to implement such systems. Specific job titles that the graduate would be qualified for include network support specialist, network analyst, network engineer, PC support specialist, and PC help desk. The coursework will help prepare the student for Microsoft Windows 2012 Certifications. General education courses required will help ensure individuals have the necessary oral, written and critical thinking skills to help them with their professional responsibilities.

Articulation Agreements


Articulation agreements provide students with educational plans that help them transfer into four-year colleges and universities.

Potential Job Titles


Network Support Specialist
Network Analyst
Network Engineer
PC Support Specialist
PC Help Desk

Salary Data


  • Computer User Support Specialists
    Average Wage: $26.27/hour
    Top Earners: $36.95/hour
(seven county metro area - www.iseek.org)

Learning Outcomes


Enterprise Computing Technology - AAS 60 Credits

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge related to the administration and maintenance of enterprise systems.
  • Apply IT project planning techniques, and IT design process techniques.
  • Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem skills.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in the IT field.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written skills.

Enterprise Computing Technician - Diploma 48 Credits

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge related to the administration and maintenance of enterprise systems.
  • Apply IT project planning techniques, and IT design process techniques.
  • Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem skills.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in the IT field.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written skills.

Enterprise Technical Support Specialist - Certificate 30 Credits

  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a PC or laptop.
  • Create and manage virtual computers.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in the IT field.
  • Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem skills.

Advanced Enterprise Computing - Certificate 16 Credits

  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in the IT field.
  • Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem skills.
  • Apply IT project planning techniques, and IT design process techniques.
  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural, knowledge related to the administration and maintenance of enterprise systems.

Cisco Networking Support - Certificate 16 Credits

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge related to the administration and maintenance of a computer network.
  • Demonstrate network software and hardware configuration.
  • Analyze networked environments and data communication.
  • Perform as a member of a team in a work environment.

Linux System Administrator - Certificate 16 Credits

  • Understand the concepts behind free software, run levels, daemons, the kernel, basic networking and devices.
  • Install the operating system and configure aspects of it.
  • Comprehend the file system structure and nature of inodes. Know how to create rescue media, monitor resources, and apply patches.
  • Demonstrate the layout of a Local Area Network and how to configure it with TCP/IP.
  • Implement basic security methods, such as shadow passwords, log events, and be able to look for commonly known trouble spots.

Enterprise Virtualization Support - Certificate 16 Credits

Program Prerequisites


Enterprise Computing Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree
  • Assessment score placement in MATH 0070 or higher, or completion of MATH 0030 with a grade of C or higher and assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher.
Enterprise Computing Technician Diploma
  • Assessment score placement in MATH 0070 or higher, or completion of MATH 0030 with a grade of C or higher and assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher.
Enterprise Technical Support Specialist Certificate
  • Assessment score placement in MATH 0070 or higher, or completion of MATH 0030 with a grade of C or higher and assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher.
Advanced Enterprise Computing Certificate
  • Proficiency in the knowledge and skills related to configuring and maintaining Microsoft 7 Professional and Microsoft Server 2012 OR Microsoft Certified Professional certification for both 70-680 and 70-410 OR appropriate coursework OR instructor consent.
Cisco Networking Support Certificate
  • Enrollment in the Microcomputer Support Technology AAS degree program and demonstrated proficiency in the knowledge and skills related to configuring and maintaining routers and switches OR instructor consent.
Linux System Administrator Certificate
  • Proficiency in the basic knowledge and skills related to configuring and maintaining a Linux Operating System environment OR Appropriate coursework OR instructor consent.
Enterprise Virtualization Support Certificate
  • Enrollment in the Enterprise Computing Technology AAS degree program and demonstrated proficiency in the knowledge and skills related to configuring and maintaining virtual machines OR instructor consent.

Gainful Employment Program Information


Contact Information


Admissions Office 651.773.1700 admissions@century.edu Room 2350 West
Counseling & Advising Office 651.779.3285 Ask Century Room 2410 West
Financial Aid Office 651.779.3305 finaid@century.edu Room 2320 West

Program Contact Information


Dave Keller651.779.5833dave.keller@century.eduRoom 1742 East
Israel Aladejebi651.773.7187israel.aladejebi@century.eduRoom 1743 East