By DeVry University
June 14, 2021
4 min read
June 14, 2021
4 min read
Computer networking, in its simplest form, is the science of connecting computers in order to share data. In the modern workplace, networking is a vital tool for running a business. It’s also the foundation for our digital lives, helping us stay connected via laptops and smartphones.
Professionals in computer networking are responsible for setting up and testing network connections, testing security protocols, installing cabling, maintaining networking devices and ensuring everything runs smoothly without unneeded interruptions.
Increasing reliance on digital transformations and availability of remote work has made computer networking a fast-paced field. Organizations are expanding and upgrading their information technology networks, creating more and more opportunities for workers with skillsets in networking. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that network and computer systems administrators will be in demand with an expected 4% increase in employment opportunities by 2029.1
Design typical LAN, VLAN (virtual LAN) and WAN networks
Learn to use network protocols, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
Configure, test and troubleshoot wireless routers and clients.
We also align our online computer networking certificate courses within this program to real-world industry exam standards which can help prepare you to pursue certification opportunities such as:
Upon completion of our Undergraduate Certificate in Networking Essentials, our graduates can consider careers in roles such as:
Computer Network Support Technician
Local Area Network Administrator
Network System Administrator
1Local Growth Will Vary by Location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-network-architects.htm#tab-6
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In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Arlington Campus: 1400 Crystal Dr., Ste. 120, Arlington, VA 22202. DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, www.tn.gov/thec. Naperville Campus: 1200 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 60563. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online compliant system https://complaints.ibhe.org/. View DeVry University’s complaint process https://www.devry.edu/compliance/student-complaint-procedure.html Program availability varies by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.
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