How can I become a computer network administrator?

I currently have a HSED and have had experience buying broken/returned/defected desktops wholesale and fixing/reselling them. I would like to become a network admin, and I am wondering where I should go from here. Would it be possible to get an A+ certification and an associates degree in computer science, then get a job as a computer support specialist, and finally get a job as a network admin? Best answer gets $10,000.

Asked By: - 10/6/2010
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I've interviewed many "certificated" people who didn't know jack, or at least could not tell you how they would proceed given a certain situation, or could not describe what might be happening. Sometimes we don't want the answer, we want to figure out the reasoning behind it and how to test for it... More
Answered By: BigE - 10/6/2010
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I'm not sure about in the USA, but here experience often counts more than a raw degree. Obviously it's good to have both, but if you can prove that you know your stuff, can get your foot in the door, and have certificates in practical computing to prove the most important parts, then you can go without a degree, I... More
Answered By: Didge - 10/6/2010
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