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Information Technology and Networking

Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Mobile and Networked Devices

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Smart devices are all around us. From fridges that display the weather to light bulbs that turn on with a voice command, it’s possible to turn anything into a smart device thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT).

If you’re passionate about technology and fascinated by smart devices, a Mobile and Networked Devices Degree Specialization from DeVry University is a great way to gather a unique perspective into this field. This hybrid or online program builds upon concepts in the Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networking program, teaching you how devices connect, collect data and talk to each other.

Get to Know Our Mobile and Networked Devices Specialization

Through our degree specialization in Mobile and Networked Devices, you’ll learn concepts and techniques to navigate information technology and mobility, networked devices and embedded systems, the ecosystem of the IoT, information security and mobile devices.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and Networking with Mobile and Networked Devices Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

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

Why Choose Mobile and Networked Devices (MND) at DeVry

Complimentary Laptop

You’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

Work With IoT Technologies & Systems

Immerse yourself in the Internet of Things (IoT) world and obtain hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Several of 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+

Other certifications may also be eligible for reimbursement. Speak to your Student Support Advisor for additional information.

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Knowledge & Skills

What You'll Learn

The Mobile and Networked Devices Specialization covers the following:

  • Communicate Methods and Findings
    Learn to communicate the rationale behind research methods and recommendations while presenting performance objectives, issues and solutions.
  • Collaborate in Dynamic Work Environments
    Learn to collaborate with colleagues in varying locations and environments to coordinate and share information.
  • 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. Find out how data analysis can be used to make more efficient databases.
  • Digital Literacy
    Learn to apply appropriate technologies in order to solve digital issues and problems within databases.
  • Big Data and Wireless Connectivity
    Examine IoT architecture and analyze big data and wireless connectivity of machine-to-machine communication.
  • Network devices
    Explore networked devices and programming techniques that make up operational terminal points. Learn about wired and wireless technologies, wearable computers that can access the Internet, and small devices embedded in larger machines.
  • IoT systems
    Explore digital concepts, devices and connectivity within the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT). Learn the basics of networking, computing, and digital devices while deriving IoT solutions to solve problems.
  • Identify and mitigate risks
    Develop fundamental infrastructure security implementation skills by learning about identification of security vulnerabilities, wireless vulnerabilities, risk assessments, intrusion detection and prevention, business continuity and disaster recovery, firewall architecture, and cryptography.
Embedded Programs

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Interested in earning two additional credentials while acquiring your Information Technology & Networking bachelor’s degree? Our unique 3-in-1 design allows all courses in our Networking Essentials certificate program and Information Technology and Networking associate degree to be included within this program. Giving you the opportunity to earn a certificate and an associate degree on the way to your bachelor's degree.

Bachelor's
120
Credit Hours
Associate
60
Credit Hours
Certificate
23
Credit Hours
Career

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Mobile and Networked Devices Specialization may consider careers such as:
  • Computer Systems Analyst

  • Computer Network Support Specialist

  • Information Systems Analyst

  • Mobile and Wireless Device Technologist

  • Mobile Device Administrator

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Program Courses

Mobile and Networked Devices (MND) Courses

General Education Courses
Communication Skills
ENGL112
Composition
ENGL135
Advanced Composition
ENGL216
Technical Writing


+ Choose one below:

SPCH275
Public Speaking
SPCH276
Intercultural Communication
Humanities
LAS432
Technology, Society, and Culture Social Sciences


+ Choose one below:

ETHC232
Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions
ETHC334
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Social Sciences
ECON312
Principles of Economics
SOCS185
Culture and Society


+ Choose one below:

SOCS325
Environmental Sociology
SOCS350
Cultural Diversity in the Professions
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
MATH114
Algebra for College Students
MATH221
Statistics for Decision-Making
MATH234
Discrete Math in Information Technology
PHYS204
Applied Physics with Lab
Personal and Professional Development
CARD405
Career Development
COLL148
Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
Tech Core Courses
Tech Core
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 Systems Security
Program Courses
Information Systems and Programming
CEIS150
Programming with Objects
CEIS236
Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals
CEIS312
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Network Systems Administration
MGMT408
Management of Technology Resources
NETW260
 Intermediate Information Technology and Networking I
NETW270 
Intermediate Information Technology and Networking II
NETW310
Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab
NETW404
Data Center Virtualization (3) 
Career Preparation
CEIS299
Careers and Technology
CEIS499
Preparation for the Profession
MGMT404
Project Management
TECH460
Senior Project
Specialized Courses
Mobile and Networked Devices
CEIS490 
Ecosystem of the Internet of Things
ECT286
Automation and Control
ECT315
Industrial IoT
NETW411
Information Security and Mobile Devices
Academic Catalog
2022 - 2023 Academic Catalog
Program Guides
Program Overview

1As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate in Information Technology and Networking, Associate in Engineering Technology, Associate in Network Systems Administration, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s in Network and Communications Management and Bachelor’s in 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.
* Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.