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Information Technology and Networking

Information Technology and Networking Degree Program

Are you interested in technology and how it works? How companies store, move and secure data? Then this program may be a good fit for you. In our Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, you’ll learn to develop, maintain and secure networks that enable businesses to be conducted.

Students can start the program in “Undecided” status. A specialization must be chosen before the completion of 60 credit hours.
 

Key Learning Topic Areas:

  • Voice over IP
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Technologies
  • Converged Networks

Specializations

To help prepare you for specific career fields, we offer three specializations within the Information Technology and Networking degree program:

Program Coursework

With our Tech Core curriculum, you’ll build interdisciplinary skills that will give you a solid foundation in Tech to move your career forward.When you choose a bachelor's degree program in Information Technology and Networking, your coursework at DeVry University may include these courses:

Preparation for the Profession

Intermediate Information Technology & Networking

Wireless Technologies

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Security

Preparation for the Profession

Opportunities to prepare for desired professions in technology are explored. Students may engage in a variety of activities under instructor supervision including industry certification examination preparation, internships, co-ops, portfolio building, and/or applied projects. Students perform self-assessment and goal-setting activities to execute job search and career advancement strategies using knowledge gained in their respective areas of study.

Intermediate Information Technology & Networking

This course presents the fundamentals of LAN Design including VLAN routing, network scaling, and high availability protocols. Coursework explores the interoperability of open source and proprietary switching and routing protocols.

Wireless Technologies

This course examines wireless technology and how wireless networks operate. Wireless network components, design, security and troubleshooting are explored, as is wireless network regulation. Trends and related issues in wireless technology and services are discussed.

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Security

This course develops fundamental infrastructure security implementation skills. Topics include identification of security vulnerabilities, wireless vulnerabilities, risk assessments, intrusion detection and prevention, business continuity and disaster recovery, firewall architecture, and an introduction to cryptography.

Many Ways to Learn

Student studying at home

DeVry offers classes several different ways:

  • At a DeVry campus location
  • Online
  • Through collaborative extended classrooms

Please note that program, courses, and extended classroom availability varies by location.

1 As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering Technology/Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.