Master's Degree in Network and Communications Management

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What You'll Learn

The Master’s in Network and Communications Management degree program covers the following:

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    Project Management

    Apply basic project management techniques through project planning software.
  • managerial skills icon

    Managerial Skills

    Allocate financial and human resources, manage risk, and analyze business opportunities.
  • communications and networking icon

    Communications and Networking

    Examine principles of data communications, including noise effects, multiplexing and transmission methods, while exploring networking media.
  • technical skills icon

    Technical Skills

    Explore ways to use software packages to analyze financial data, see trends, create portfolios and make forecasts.

Accreditation Matters

Our Master’s Degree in Network and Communications Management has earned this accreditation. Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org

Our Master’s Degree in Network and Communications Management with a Specialization in Project Management has earned this accreditation. Accredited** by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education (GAC) www.pmi.org

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Acquire an additional credential with our unique 2-in-1 design1. Courses in our Information Security graduate certificate are embedded within the Master’s in Network and Communications Management program if you choose the Information Security specialization. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to earn a graduate certificate on the way to your Master's in Network and Communications Management at DeVry.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Master’s in Network and Communications Management degree program may consider careers such as:

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

  • Computer Network Support Specialist

Option 1: Information Security Specialization

Program-Specific Courses

SEC5712 Principles of Information Security and Privacy
SEC573 E-Business Security
SEC5912 Disaster Recovery/Forensics and Security
SEC5922 IT Governance

Core Degree Courses

ACCT504 Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
MIS5892,3 Networking Concepts and Applications
NETW5832,3 Strategic Management of Technology
NETW584 Telecommunications Law and Regulation
NETW5853 Network Design and Management
NETW5893 Wireless Communication Systems
NETW5903 IP Telephony/VoIP
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
SEC5722,3 Network Security

Capstone

MIS601 Technology Management Capstone

2Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Information Security Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.

Option 2: Project Management Specialization

Program-Specific Courses

PROJ587 Advanced Program Management
PROJ592 Project Cost and Schedule Control
PROJ595 Project Risk Management
PROJ598 Contract and Procurement Management

Core Degree Courses

ACCT504 Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
MIS5893 Networking Concepts and Applications
NETW5833 Strategic Management of Technology
NETW584 Telecommunications Law and Regulation
NETW5853 Network Design and Management
NETW5893 Wireless Communication Systems
NETW5903 IP Telephony/VoIP
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
SEC5723 Network Security

Capstone

MIS601 Technology Management Capstone

Project Management Specialization - Mission Statement and Outcomes

The mission of DeVry's Keller Graduate School of Management’s project management specialization is to educate students with relevant project and program management knowledge, tools and techniques required to lead successful projects and programs within the global business environment.

The Master's in Network and Communications Management with a specialization in Project Management program from Keller Graduate School of Management covers the following:

Integrated Understanding of PM
Model an advanced and integrated understanding of the project management discipline and its interface with other disciplines and research developments.

Interpret Relevant Strategic Concepts
Apply the skills required to solve complex problems and interpret relevant strategic concepts to realize objectives and develop innovative solutions that minimize risks and optimize impacts.

Professional Conduct
Demonstrate professional conduct and accountability during the management of complex and technical activities and projects.

Sociocultural Factors and Ethics
Evaluate complex sociocultural factors, ethical issues, and social responsiveness to maximize the management of resources, procedures and processes.

FAQs: Master's in Network and Communications Management Degree Program


Can I earn a Master's in Network and Communications Management online?

Yes! At DeVry, we offer both a hybrid (mix of online and in-person courses) and online model for our Master's in Network and Communications Management degree programs. With our hybrid and online master's degree programs, you can choose the option that best fits your learning style and schedule.


What is Network and Communications Management?

Network and communications management is a field that mixes elements of business and applied technology into a single discipline. The field centers on the management of networking and communications devices used by a business. People with an educational background in this field, such as a network and communications manager, work to maintain the functionality of these devices to oversee the efficient transmission of data between parties.


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Program Overview

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Network and Communications Management: Information Security

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Academic Catalog

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Network and Communications Management: Project Management

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Network and Communications Management: Information Security

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1At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog
Coursework - Master of Network & Communications Management for Pennsylvania residents
*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs.
**The Master of Network & Communications Management, when completed with a concentration in project management is accredited by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) of the Project Management Institute. More information is available via www.pmi.org.
Enrollment and Graduation Data Available for all of DeVry and Keller's GAC accredited programs.
GAC logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
3Students may be eligible to waive up to five courses (15 credit hours) upon review of their undergraduate degree. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.

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.