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2,316 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 120 schools in the United States where you can get your basic certificate in network administration. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 46% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.7% of network administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Network Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,316 earned their basic certificate in network administration. This earns it the #6 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in network administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 2,316
Associate’s Degree 2,057
Undergraduate Certificate 922
Bachelor’s Degree 412
Master’s Degree 71

Earnings of Network Administration Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for network administration majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for network administration majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in network administration. About 84.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,959
Women 357
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Network Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of network administration basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 112
Black or African American 475
Hispanic or Latino 383
White 1,032
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 274
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Network Administration Basic Certificate Students

There are 120 colleges that offer a basic certificate in network administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

313 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate. Roughly 94,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The network administration program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 313 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 14% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
169 Yearly Graduations
18% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Chattahoochee Technical College. Roughly 10,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 169 people received their basic certificate in network administration from Chattahoochee Technical College. Of these students, 18% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
114 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Broward College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in network administration. Each year, around 38,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 basic certificates were handed out to network administration majors at BC. Around 73% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 15% were women.

#4

Green River College

Auburn, Washington
110 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Green River College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Roughly 8,400 attend the school each year. The network administration program at Green River College awarded 110 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 14% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
103 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Central Georgia Technical College. Each year, around 8,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at Central Georgia Technical College awarded 103 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 27% of this group were women, and 55% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
91 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Valencia College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Each year, around 47,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at Valencia College awarded 91 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 14% of this group were women, and 51% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Miami Dade College

Miami, Florida
89 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Miami Dade College. Each year, around 51,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 89 people received their basic certificate in network administration from MDC. Of these students, 7% were women and 81% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
80 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Each year, around 9,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at Gwinnett Technical College awarded 80 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 14% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Carolina Career College

Durham, North Carolina
69 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Carolina Career College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in network administration. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 69 basic certificates were handed out to network administration majors at Carolina Career College. Around 61% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 12% were women.

#10

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
59 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is St Petersburg College. Each year, around 28,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 59 basic certificates were handed out to network administration majors at SPC. Of these students, 20% were women and 34% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

59 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seminole State College of Florida is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 59 people received their basic certificate in network administration from Seminole State. About 3% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Eastern Florida State College

Cocoa, Florida
54 Yearly Graduations
9% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Eastern Florida State College. Each year, around 15,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 basic certificates were handed out to network administration majors at EFSC. About 9% of this group were women, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Whatcom Community College

Bellingham, Washington
52 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Whatcom Community College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Roughly 4,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 52 people received their basic certificate in network administration from Whatcom Community College. Of these students, 10% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

47 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Crescent Technical College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in network administration. Each year, around 5,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 people received their basic certificate in network administration from Southern Crescent Technical College. About 19% of this group were women, and 49% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

South Georgia Technical College

Americus, Georgia
47 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is South Georgia Technical College. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at South Georgia Technical College awarded 47 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 28% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
46 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Florida State College at Jacksonville. Each year, around 24,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 people received their basic certificate in network administration from FSCJ. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 13% were women.

43 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Iowa Tech Community College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in network administration. Roughly 5,900 attend the school each year. The network administration program at Western Iowa Tech Community College awarded 43 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 37% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 28% were women.

#18

Parkland College

Champaign, Illinois
42 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Parkland College is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Roughly 6,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 people received their basic certificate in network administration from Parkland College. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 12% were women.

#19

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Florida
41 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for network administration majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Palm Beach State College. Each year, around 31,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at Palm Beach State College awarded 41 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 20% of this group were women, and 61% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

North Seattle College

Seattle, Washington
40 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Seattle College is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in network administration. Each year, around 5,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The network administration program at North Seattle College awarded 40 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 5% were women and 48% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to network administration that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer & IS Security 3,226
Computer Support Specialist 1,244
System, Networking & LAN/WAN 547
Web/Multimedia Management 258
IT Project Management 101

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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