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 specialization 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 6 percent from 2016-2026, although that might change based on current increases in productivity due to cloud computing. 1

The BSIT in Network Management:

  • Is designed in accordance with standards set by CompTIA and may help students prepare for the and Network+ certification*.
  • 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 fifth 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.

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** CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • October 01, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

184

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)

Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses - General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 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 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses - Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS126 Unix Fundamentals 4
     
    CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
    or
    CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
     
    CS362 Structured Query Language for Data Management 4
    CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4
    EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4
    IT106 Introduction to Programming Logic 4
     
    IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4
    or
    IT Elective
     
    IT190 Introduction to IT 4
    IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    IT401 Information Technology Architectures 4
    IT425 Systems Analysis, Design and Integration 4
    MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
    Total Credit Hours: 54
    Courses: Specialization
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS345 UNIX Systems Programming 4
    CS352 Advanced Database Systems 4
    CSS200 Principles of Network Security 4
    DMKT305 Internet Data Analysis for Business 4
    IT175 Introduction to Cloud Computing 4
    IT225 IT Support Systems 4
    IT304 Computer Networks and Communications 4
    IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration 4
    IT327 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure 4
    IT329 Network Infrastructure Design 4
    IT458 Disaster Recovery 4
    IT487 IT Capstone I 4
    IT488 IT Capstone II 4
     
    MPM344 Project Risk Management 4
    or
    IT Elective (4) 4
     
    MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4
    or
    IT Elective
    ELE BSIT Elective 4
    Total Credit Hours: 64

    Total Credit Hours: 184

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    Outcomes for this program align with the educational standards of ABET.

     

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1. Source: www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/network-and-computer-systems-administrators.htm#tab-6

* CTU does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CTU but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CTU. Therefore, CTU cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.