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Overview | Computer Technology

Information technology is a progressive and constantly changing industry, promising a wide range of opportunities. If you have always loved the idea of working with technology and computers, the Computer Technology program may be the ideal pathway for you. The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Technology prepares students for employment in the field of information technology. The Cloud Administration track prepares graduates for roles as a database administrator, database analyst, database report writer, and database report analyst. The Cybersecurity track prepares graduates for roles as a security technician, security engineer, and security analyst. The program coordinates with national standards like those of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft standards. Courses are taught 100% online.

Program Outcomes
  • Install, connect, and configure network hardware and software to meet common requirements.
  • Design and implement an internetwork including IP addressing, sub-netting, routing, switching, Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), and network design documentation.
  • List and describe TCP/IP layers, layer interactions, protocols, and applications.
  • Describe technical aspects of network operation including access technologies, bandwidths, standards, VLANs, and electronic connecting devices.
  • Describe common Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies, topologies, and associated protocols.
  • Install, test, and troubleshoot PC hardware and Windows desktop operating systems.
  • Demonstrate professional interaction with end users in a technical support environment utilizing troubleshooting, escalation channels, Help Desk software, and communications skills.
  • Install, maintain, administer, and support Windows and Linux server operating systems.
  • Understand common legal, ethical and business requirements for securing information.
  • Utilize security tools and common best practices to design a secure network architecture


Cloud Administration

The Computer Technology program coordinates with national standards—including those set by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft. Courses are taught 100% online.

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

IT Fundamentals (3)
Network Design & Implementation (3)
Old Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 1 (3)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
Music Elective (2)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

Network Security (3)
Intro to Cloud Computing | Cloud Administration Track (3)
Routing & Switching (3)
New Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 2 (3)
The Modern World (3)

Total Credits: 15 – 18

Semester 1

Hybrid Server Administration OR Cyber Defense Strategies Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing (Cybersecurity Track) (3)
Intro to Computer Programming (3) 
Linux Administration (3)
Baptist Heritage (3)
Literature Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15 – 18

Semester 2

Advanced Hybrid Server Administration OR Advanced Security Practitioner (3)
Database Fundamentals (3)
Biblical Interpretation & Evangelism (3)
American Studies Elective (3)
Math or Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15


  • NCyber Defense Strategies
  • NEthical Hacking / Penetration Testing
  • NAdvanced Security Practitioner


  • NIT Fundamentals
  • NNetwork Design & Implementation
  • NRouting and Switching
  • NIntro to Computer programming
  • NNetwork Security
  • NLinux Administration
  • NDatabase Fundamentals


  • NIntro to Cloud Computing
  • NHybrid Server Administration
  • NAdvanced Hybrid Server Administration

Potential Career Fields

Security Technician
Security Engineer
Security Analyst
Database Administrator
Database Analyst
Database Report Writer
Database Report Analyst

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Jeremy Dennis

School of Applied Science

CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Certified Meraki Network Operator
Microsoft MCP

Ken Banks

School of Applied Science

ITIL Service Management Certification
Microsoft MCP Certification Windows

Tanner Jotblad

School of Applied Science

AAS IT Web Analyst/Programmer, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Linux+
Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator

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