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Information Technology - Network Administration, BTech

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  • 48 months
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After completing the Technology - Network Administration at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology, you will have a strong foundation to obtain professional certification in: Cisco Certified Network Association (CCNA), CCNA Security, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, CompTIA A+, and Network+. 

Core courses will also provide you with a foundation in other essential areas, including Web server administration, programming, database applications, and microcomputer systems. And a full-semester internship will give you the hands-on experience employers are looking for.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate troubleshooting strategies and techniques with a variety of networking problems.
  • Identify and configure a variety of networking topologies and protocols.
  • Demonstrate effective network operation and management.
  • Install and configure both client and server networking software.
  • Demonstrate effective network design for LAN and WAN.


Organizations of all types and sizes need computer professionals. Due to the solid foundation in all the major areas of computer information technology and systems, job opportunities for graduates are wide and numerous. They include network administrators, systems analysts, project managers, user support, Web developers, security specialists, IT managers, and technical support staff, to name just a few.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Computer Programming 
  • Freshman Composition
  • Microcomputer Systems 
  • Literature Elective
  • College Algebra or Higher
  • Networking 
  • Intro to Web Page Development
  • Concentration Elective
  • Financial Accounting
  • Statistics 
  • Statistical Methods & Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined reading/writing SAT score of 1080 or a composite ACT score of 21. 

Technological Requirements

A laptop computer is required for students entering the information technology: web development program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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