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2022-2023 College Catalog 
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Networking and Information Systems Support Information

This program is designed to provide students a powerful combination of career and continuing education options to foster skills as IT Network professionals and for quick entry into this fast-growing profession. Network Professionals perform such tasks as systems integration, network design, network installation and troubleshooting, network security, and IT project management. Valuable skills in business continuity planning, network security implementation and oversight, network efficiencies, listening skills, customer service, problem-solving, analytical thinking, and technical writing will be gained. Students will earn industry recognized certifications embedded in courses within the program. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average growth rate for all other occupations.

Department of Computer Information Systems


Toledo Campus



Gregory Gibbs, Interim Dean

Industrial & Engineering Technologies 115 (567) 661-7146   gregory_gibbs@owens.edu

Vacant, Chair




Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Identify possible causes of network and technical problems.

  • Implement and document a solution.

  • Demonstrate effective hands-on use of office productivity software.

  • Effectively communicate both orally and in written form with management, team members and customers.

  • Demonstrate effective research and documentation skills.

  • Recognize ethical, legal and socially responsible practices.

  • Install and maintain network hardware and systems software.

  • Evaluate system performance and security and take corrective action.

Career Interests

Administrator, Network Manager, and Information Systems Manager.