Networking Specialist

Networking Specialist

Do you enjoy completing high-tech, complex projects? Networking specialists are responsible for designing, implementing, securing and troubleshooting network computers within an organization. Gwinnett Tech's Networking Specialist program is a portal to any digital working environment. Jobs in this field continue to be in-need of highly trained professionals. At GTC, you'll learn the latest hardware and software needed to perform productively.

This program is offered at Gwinnett Tech's Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus as well as our Lawrenceville Campus.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

For information on gainful employment, please see here

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Networking Specialist


    • Networking Specialist


    • Cisco Network Specialist CCNA

    • Network Administrator

    • Linux/UNIX System Administrator

    • Cisco CCNP Specialist

    • PC Repair and Network Technician

    Continuing Ed

    • A+ Certification

    • Network+ Certification

    • Introduction to PC Security

  • Garfield Anderson
    Program Director, Networking Specialist
    ext 6883
    Rita Patel
    Dean of Computer Science
    ext 6505
    • Networking Specialists

    • Network Support Technician

    • Network Engineer

    • Network WAN Administrator

    • Linux/UNIX System Administrator

    • Network Administrator

    • Network Analyst

    • Network Engineer

    • Network Specialist

    • Network Administrator

    • LAN Administrator

    • Microcomputer Support Specialist

  • Computer Information Systems Advisory Committee 

    Garfield Anderson
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Program Director, Networking

    James Bathurst
    Dekalb Medical Physicians Group
    Director, Clinical Services

    Albena Belal
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Program Director, Networking

    Jim Brege
    AT&T Services
    Director Engineering & Planning

    Deidra Brown
    Network Consulting Engineer

    Gail Bymun
    Director, Enterprise Technology Mainframe

    Jennifer Carr
    Ernst & Young, LLP
    Information Security & Compliance Specialist

    Max Charles
    Fulton County Schools
    Network Coordinator

    Lorri Christopher
    CAP Associates, LLC

    Lorenzo Clarke
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Program Director, CISCO

    Sue Dowling
    Georgia Bureau of Investigation
    Digital Forensic Investigator

    Martin Dyhr
    Sales Manager

    Loretta Edmond (Communication Officer)
    Director, Technology Process Improvement

    Don Evatt
    979 Croftmoore Landing

    Sandy Greer
    SoftNet, Inc.

    Andrew Gurbaxani
    NCDR LLC, for Kool Smiles
    Director, Telecommunications and Networking

    Charles Hardnett
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Programming Director, Programming

    Charles Harrison
    Delta Apparel
    Manager of Basic Systems Development

    Jennifer Hendrickson
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Director of Institutional Advancement

    Robert Hilburn
    We Are Technical

    Russell Jones
    Encompass Digital Media
    VP Global IT

    Derise Kennedy
    Account Manager

    Mani Krishnaswamy (Vice Chair)
    Synergy America, Inc.

    Barbara Krivacek
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Administrative Support, CIS

    John Leonard

    George Lovett
    Barco, Inc.
    ICT Director, North America

    Donald Maness
    Honeywell Process Solutions
    Vice President, Process Solutions

    James McClain
    Grady Medical Hospital
    Infrastructure Manager

    Melinda McDonough
    Kaiser Permanente
    Desktop Support Supervisor

    Kilinc Mehmet
    Dell SecureWorks

    Nadiya Merchant
    Pioneer Services Network, inc.
    Management/Business IT consultant

    Chris Nedza
    ZeeZor, LLC.

    Clint Nelms
    Infinite Resource Solutions
    VP of Professional Services

    Rita Patel
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Division Dean, CIS

    Gail Peterson
    Senior Consultant

    David Phelts

    Dorren Schmitt
    The Weather Company
    Mgr., System Engineering and Reliability

    Matt Searfoss
    SA IT Services Inc.
    Chief Technical Officer

    Ann Sechrist
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Director, Economic Development

    Liz Siegrist

    Bruce Skillin
    Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products
    Mobile Computing Lead

    Mike spear
    Honeywell Process Solutions
    Global Operations Manager

    Nathalye Taylor
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Enrollment Advisor

    John Thacher
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Program Director, Web Design, Gaming

    Scott Thurmond
    AVP, IT

    Elayne Ward
    Manager, Network Operations Center

    Mark Whitaker (Chair)
    NCR Corporation
    IT Senior Project Manager / Technology Consultant

    Rhonda Wood
    Gwinnett Technical College
    Enrollment Advisor

    Latabia Woodward
    Southern Company Services - IT
    Strategic Planning, Principal