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Computer Networking Technology

Computer and Networking Technology


The Computer and Networking Technology (CNT) Program provides students with the fundamental skills and abilities for employment in the field of Information Technology (IT) by educating them in the design, installation, administration, security, and support of computer systems and networks. This is accomplished by building well-rounded, entry level IT technicians. CNT fosters completers of Technical Certificates and/or Associates of Applied Science degrees. Through a rigorous, hands-on approach CNT offers the necessary educational foundation for industry certifications and future pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.

Graduates of ASUN’s CNT program have gained successful employment with companies such as the City of Jonesboro, Greenway EquipmentJonesboro Public Schools, Ritter Communications, & many others.  

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Computer Networking Technology-Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 2 years

Campus Availability: Marked Tree, Newport Campus

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

2021-2022 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

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Computer Networking Technology-Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 10 Months

Campus Availability: Marked Tree, Newport Campus

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

2021-2022 Technical Certificate Degree Plan

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Information Communication Technology-Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 9 Months

Campus Availability: Marked Tree, Newport Campus

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

2021-2022 Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plan

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Career Options

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Transfer Options

Students who complete an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Networking Technology at ASUN have the option to transfer to a four-year institution to complete their bachelor's degree. ASUN has an articulation agreement in place with Arkansas State University. This means that if you meet all of the academic requirements, your courses from ASUN transfer to A-State! Click here to learn more about the articulation agreement for Computer Information and Technology and Computer Science. 

Additional Education and Licensures

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Financial Aid Eligibility - Tuition and Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree

Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants)

ASUN Institutional Scholarships  

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships 

Private Scholarships 

Certificate of Proficiency

Not Eligible 




Technical Certificate





Associate of Applied Science





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Click here to view ASUN's current tuition and fees

Below is an estimate of the total cost of earning an Associate degree in Computer Networking Technology.