Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networking.

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Information Technology and Networking Specializations

Customize this program based on your goals with one of three specializations. You can pick one right away or wait until you're more familiar with the space1:

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and Networking in as little as 4 years + 2 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


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Cost

$497/Credit
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OUR INVESTMENT IN A MORE POWERFUL YOU

COMPLIMENTARY LAPTOP

As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program2. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.

PORTABLE IOT KIT

Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable 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.

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:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT)
  • CompTIA A+ Technician, Network+, Security+ and IT Fundamentals+
  • Microsoft Technology Associate


Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.

What You'll Learn

The Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking covers the following:

  • LANs and VLANs
    Study the fundamentals of LAN Design including VLAN routing, network scaling, and high availability protocols.
  • Communicate Methods and Findings
    Learn to communicate the rationale behind research methods and recommendations while presenting performance objectives, issues and solutions.
  • Applications in an IDE Framework
    Learn to develop applications in an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) such as Visual Studio.
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Data Analysis
    Learn to draw conclusions by finding patterns and relationships in numerical data with tools used for statistical analysis and decision-making in business.
  • Collaborate in Dynamic Work Environments
    Learn to collaborate with colleagues in varying locations and environments to coordinate and share information.
  • IT Operation, Regulation and Trends
    Gain an understanding of operation, regulation and trends as related to information technology and networking.
  • Digital Literacy
    Learn to apply and utilize appropriate digital technologies for data and information acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, interpretation and communication.
  • OS Architecture and Design
    Gain an understanding of operating system architecture and design with topics including processes, threads, their states and synchronization. Learn about security from an Operating System (OS) perspective, introduction to distributed systems and architectures, and OS Virtualization.

YOUR FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS

Learn about scholarships, grants and loans that can help make your tuition more affordable.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking may consider careers in the following areas:

  • Computer Network Support Specialist

  • Computer Systems Analyst

Program-Specific Courses

Information Systems and Programming

CEIS236 Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals
CIS170C Programming with Lab

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

Information Technology and Networking

CEIS305 Operating Systems
NETW315 Wireless Technologies
NETW320 Converged Networks with Lab

Senior Project

CEIS392 Product, Project, and People Management
CEIS494 Senior Project I
CEIS496 Senior Project II

Technology Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession

Tech Core Courses

TECH CORE courses

CEIS101 Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW190 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking I
NETW200 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking II
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Security

Essentials Courses

Communication skills

ENGL1123 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities4

ETHC232 Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture Social Sciences
ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS3255 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH190 Pre-Calculus MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
PHYS204 Applied Physics with Lab

Personal & Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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1Students can start the program in “Undecided” status. A specialization must be chosen before the completion of 60 credit hours.
2As 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.
3Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
4Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
5Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.

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.