Program Description Centennial College's popular Computer Systems Technology - Networking program focuses on the latest in computer systems. In the hands-on courses in this advanced diploma program, you gain plenty of practical practice. You'll be delving inside computer hardware and learning the intricacies of operating systems, exploring up-to-date computer systems and networks technology, working with computer/server and network technologies, learning how to administer and manage computer systems (Windows/Linux), converged networks (VoIP), wireless networks, network security and data centres/Cloud, and assembling and maintaining systems that serve to empower users in creative, business and communication activities. With faculty members from the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science maintaining a close watch on technology trends, this college computer program's lessons reflect the ever-growing innovations of the digital revolution. This ensures you are career-ready for jobs in technical support for internet, intranet, extranet and telecoms. Please note: The program offers an optional co-op component (program #3415). Academically qualified students may enhance their education by working three terms as paid employees in the field. Qualified college or university graduates with a background in networks may gain direct admission into semester three of this three-year program and receive their Computer Systems Technology - Networking advanced diploma in four semesters (program #3425). There is also the option to complete a co-op component in the fast-track program(program #3435).