Network and Database Professional Program

Associate in Specialized Technology Degree


Length: 21 Months

Program Overview

With the growth of the Internet, networking and infrastructure management are areas of IT that are developing rapidly, especially with new developments in wireless communication and wireless networking. LAN and WAN systems can range from a connection between two offices in the same building to globally distributed networks, voice mail, and e-mail systems of a multinational organization.

In the Network and Database Professional career training program you learn to deploy networks, ensure reliability and consistency of the network, handle problems, and reduce the risk of network failure. Database administrators perform report generation, backup management, security management, and performance monitoring and tuning – you’ll make sure data is secure, available and is used productively.

Course Outline

  • Strategies for Success
  • Networking Mathematics
  • Computer Essentials
  • Hardware I
  • Legacy Operating Systems
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Spreadsheet Management
  • Microsoft Access
  • TCP/IP
  • Problem Solving
  • MS Word
  • Windows Professional
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Windows Server
  • Fundamentals of Database
  • Linux Fundamentals & Administration
  • Router Technology
  • Business Communication
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Hardware II
  • Routing and Switching
  • Querying Database
  • Exchange Server
  • Programming Database
  • Directory Services
  • Network Security
  • Remote Access
  • Administering Database Server
  • Network Design and Installation
  • Advanced Routing Configuration
  • Windows Script
  • Professional Development
  • Externship

Network and Database Professional Job Placement Sites

Below is a list of employers who recently hired graduates of the Network and Database Professional Program

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
  • Presque Isle Downs and Casino, Erie, PA
  • Saint Vincent Health System via Insight Global, Erie, PA
  • The Warren Company, Erie, PA
  • Erie Insurance via Adecco, Erie, PA
  • Velocity Network, Erie, PA
  • Perseus House, Erie, PA
  • Chautauqua County, Mayville, NY
  • AmTrust Financial, Cleveland, OH
  • Community Health Net, Erie, PA
  • ID Networks, Inc., Ashtabula, OH
  • Expert Computers, Erie, PA
  • CMI Energy, Erie, PA
  • ITS Corp, Carnegie, PA

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Try a Trade

Try a Trade is a new initiative at EIT where the public can schedule a time to come to the school and under no obligation, complete a small introductory project in the program of their choice.

If you've ever considered beginning a career in any of the fields we offer, schedule a date to come in and Try a Trade!


Mike Tibbens

Mike Tibbens

Network and Database Professional Graduate
Malin Bergquist Certified Public Accountants

The EIT instructors are the most qualified and knowledgeable in the Erie area.

Dalton Charcalla

Dalton Charcalla

Network and Database Professional Graduate
Pleasant Ridge Manor

The staff at EIT cared about their students and education. They were understanding during hard times and helpful afterwards.

Tom DelFratte

Tom DelFratte

Supervisor of Information Systems
Millcreek School District

In my experience with EIT interns, I have found individuals that possess skill, knowledge and professionalism.

Shaa Moore

Shaa Moore

Network and Database Professional Graduate
Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union

The small class sizes and individual attention helped a lot. The hands-on labs and experience is top notch. I attended another school that did not have half the labs and hardware that this school had.

Tracy Riedel

Tracy Riedel

Network Administrator
Community Blood Bank of NWPA

My experience with EIT’s students is they are knowledgeable, they have been trained well in the classroom and are prepared for the on the job experience they are about to encounter.

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