Online Networking Degree
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
We’ve gone from the wired server down the hall to the wireless cloud. What will the next evolution of network connectivity be? Study current trends and anticipated changes in this field in the Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology with a Network Management concentration from CTU. Along with IT basics like computers, programming, database systems, and connectivity, you’ll have the opportunity to examine how to evaluate and implement an organization’s networking requirements. Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019-2029, although that might change based on current increases in productivity due to cloud computing. 1
The BSIT in Network Management:
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh year in a row*
At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
- October 26, 2021
- December 07, 2021
- Colorado Springs
- Denver South
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Courses - General EducationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS102 Dynamic Interactions and Professional Presence 4.5 ELE Humanities Elective 4.5 ELE Science Elective 4.5 ELE Science Elective 1 4.5 ELE Science Lab Elective 1.5 ELE Science Lab Elective 1 1.5 ELE Social Science Elective 4.5 ELE US History/US Government Elective 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 MATH109 Introduction to Algebra 4.5 MATH112 Analytic College Algebra 4.5 MATH225 Applications of Discrete Mathematics and Statistics 4.5 PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5 SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 or HUMELE Humanities Elective Total Credit Hours: 66
Courses - CoreCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours CS119 Introduction of Programming 4 CS126 Unix Fundamentals 4 CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4 or CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4 CS346 User Interface Design 4 CS362 Structured Query Language for Data Management 4 CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4 CSS200 Principles of Network Security 4 EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4 IT100 Introduction to Information Technology 4 IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4 IT175 Introduction to Cloud Computing 4 IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4 IT225 IT Support Systems 4 IT304 Computer Networks and Communications 4 IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration 4 IT401 Information Technology Architectures 4 IT415 Business Intelligence 4 IT425 Systems Analysis, Design and Integration 4 IT496 ISM Team Project 4 MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6 Electives Select 12 credits of IT related courses 12 Total Credit Hours: 94
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours CS352 Advanced Database Systems 4 CSS300 Vulnerability Assessment and Management 4 IT327 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure 4 IT329 Network Infrastructure Design 4 IT340 Client/Server System and Network Administration 4 IT458 Disaster Recovery 4 Total Credit Hours: 24
Total Credit Hours: 184
Accreditations and Alignments
Outcomes for this program align with the educational standards of ABET.
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Classes start October 26, 2021!
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/network-and-computer-systems-administrators.htm (visited January 28, 2021).