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Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Network and Communications Management 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.
Graduates of our bachelor’s in network and communications management program may consider careers such as:
- Disaster Recovery Analyst
Disaster recovery analysts develop and enact policies that secure company data. They also build protocols that minimize the impact should a technology disaster, such as mass data loss, occur.
- Network and Communications Manager
Network and communications managers are responsible for managing the networking and communication devices and systems at a company.
- Network and Telecommunications
Network and telecommunications specialists work to maintain the voice communication and technology networks that support a business.
Managers exist in all industries and are responsible for managing employees and processes. Their primary goal is to manage people and systems in a manner that is efficient while being fair to workers.
- Network Engineer
Network engineers build and deploy optimized networks. They also test and troubleshoot networks to ensure that they function optimally.
- Network or Computer Systems Administrator
Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for building and configuring networks at a company. They maintain constant oversight on the network and set permissions for users.
- Network Security Administrator
Network security administrators monitor the security of a computer network at a company. They maintain constant watch on the network and may also set or remove user permissions based on security clearances.
- Network Security Analyst
Network security analysts evaluate networks to ensure that they are safe from cyberattacks. They often have programming experience and may make changes to the network in order to bolster its defenses.
- Network Security Specialist
Network security specialists help evaluate networks for security threats in order to prevent breaches. They typically keep watch over a network to keep information safe and confidential.
- Network Systems Analyst
A network systems analyst monitors hardware and networks to look for ways to improve efficiency.
- Network Systems or Data Communications Analyst
These professionals develop and maintain networks and VoIP connections. They also run tests and analyze these networks and systems to improve their efficiency and eliminate issues.
General Education Courses
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|ETHC334||Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace|
|ECON3124||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
|SOCS350||Cultural Diversity in the Professions|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
|MGMT408||Management of Technology Resources|
|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|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CEIS312||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning|
Information Technology & Networking
|NETW260||Intermediate Information Technology & Networking I|
|NETW270||Intermediate Information Technology & Networking II|
|NETW310||Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab|
|NETW320||Converged Networks with Lab|
|NETW411||Information Security and Mobile Device|
|PROJ420||Project Risk Management|
|SEC290||Fundamentals of Infrastructure Security|
|SEC310||Principles and Theory of Security Management|
|SEC450||Advanced Network Security with Lab|
|WEB375||Web Architecture with Lab|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
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.