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The Computer Technology (CPT) Networking Associate Degree program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in information technology (IT).

Computer network support specialists earn $65,600 on average annually in S.C.* With time and experience, workers can advance into managerial roles that pay even more. In fact, network and computer systems administrators earn $90,080 on average annually in S.C.*

It’s time to get the skills you need. Endless career opportunities await.

The Program

TCL’s 63-credit-hour Computer Technology Networking concentration associate degree can be completed in as little as five semesters, or you can complete classes as your schedule allows. Evening, online and in-person classes give you the flexibility you need.

The program includes a wide variety of computer and information technology courses and emphasizes classes for those looking to get the skills needed to design, install, and maintain computer networks in all types of organizations. Required and elective courses range from database, operating systems, networking, security, windows, configuration and more. General education courses round out the curriculum.

*According to 2022 reports from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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  • Quick Facts


    This 63-credit-hour degree program can be completed in as little as five semesters.


    Evening, online and in-person classes give you the flexibility you need.


    Learn database, networking, communications, security, web design and more.


    Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.


    Tuition: 61 credits x $200 per credit = $12,200.

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free. See more about paying for TCL.

    *Based on Fall 2021 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary; all subject to change.


    “Locally and globally, there is a great need for qualified workers in this field.”

    Karen Smith



    Is this program for you?

    The program is a great fit for those who:

    • Possess strong communication and problem solving skills.
    • Already have a working knowledge of computers.
    • Want to work in a field with unlimited possibilities.

    Career and Education Opportunities

    Computer Technology graduates meet the qualifications for most entry-level IT positions in a wide variety of working environments. From entry-level positions, opportunities exist for advancement into systems analysis and design, database administration, software development, and network administration, as well as supervisory positions.

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