Learn to Keep Devices Connected and Secure
Become an essential part of how organizations keep their internet and networked devices running smoothly and securely through the Associate Degree in Information Technology and Networking with a Specialization in Network Systems Administration at DeVry University. Our Network Systems Administration Specialization is anchored with Tech Core curriculum, designed to help you build a foundation of interdisciplinary skills you’ll need for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy. You can pursue your program 100% online or in a hybrid format—learn on your own schedule.
Get to Know Our Network Systems Administration Specialization
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Associate Degree in Information Technology and Networking with Network Systems Administration Specialization in as little as 1 year + 4 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
You can take it anywhere, it’s powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all of your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
*The IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
Certification Exam Reimbursement
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Microsoft Technology Associate - Python
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates with our Network Systems Administration Specialization may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:
Computer Network Support Specialist
Computer Systems Analyst
Information Technology Specialist
Local Area Network Administrator
Network Technical Analyst
Technology Career Preparation
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
Network Systems Administration
|NETW250||Voice/VoIP Administration with Lab|
|NETW260||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking I|
|NETW270||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking II|
|SEC290||Fundamentals of Infrastructure Security|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Build Skills with Stackable Degrees
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.