Network Administration and Security | AAS - Western Iowa Tech Western Iowa Tech Community College

Network Administration and Security | AAS

The Networking Administration and Security program is a comprehensive course of study which provides you with foundational knowledge and understanding of hardware and software technologies related to Information Technology.

You will receive training on desktop, laptop, and server hardware and software for configuration, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance. Classes include instruction as well as hands-on exposure to wired and wireless computer networks. This includes LAN (Local Area Network)/WAN (Wide Area Network) design, installation, configuration, administration, and problem solving. You also receive training covering various levels of virtualization, and enterprise storage administration, including SAN, NAS, and Cloud storage. Network and system security concerns are addressed as they pertain to each individual course.

Associate of Applied Science


Sioux City Campus

Eligible for Free Tuition/Last Dollar Scholarship


Admissions Advisor

Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
Call  712.317.3126
Sioux City Campus, Admissions A303
Book Appointment

Career Information

People with these jobs manage IT projects, solve computer problems, and manage websites.


Required Classes

For a list of current required classes, visit our catalog at:

Faculty and Staff

Sandy Silbernagel
Computer Networking Instructor
Call  712.317.3115
Sioux City Campus, TSI, Room T215

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* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

** The cost of books varies per program.