The Program in Depth

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree with a specialization in Network Administration can give you a broad and comprehensive overview of the parameters, procedures and expectations for a network administrator working in the industry today.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Summarize details of essential computer concepts.
  • Use an operating system interface to access, add, troubleshoot and configure hardware and manage files.
  • Implement a relational database management system utilizing the concepts of database design and data modeling.
  • Develop business applications using programming languages, tools and software development methodologies.
  • Assess, design, manage and implement computer networks.
  • Understand the fundamental components and terminology used while working with network systems
  • Collaborate with other individuals in solving system problems, creating new systems, and engaging in the type of team-centered work common to a job in this field
  • Learn to apply principles from mathematics and computer science to the process of building and maintaining system networks
  • Evaluate and analyze existing network systems to identify problems, develop solutions and gain real-world experience in the current challenges facing network administrators
  • Develop mastery of the abilities, limits and specific characteristics of a wide variety of network systems currently in use around the world

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of your program courses will be focused on this specialization than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree with a specialization in Network Administration, your classes can include:

  • Enterprise Networking

    This course reviews the design and components of LAN and WAN systems. The implementation and deployment of network topologies using the necessary netw...

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  • Network Security Management

    This network security course provides information about mechanisms used to protect data from attack through investigation of network asset threats and...

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  • Routing and Switching

    This course provides an overview of routing and switching in network operations. Topics to be covered may include the role of switches and routers in ...

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Course content subject to change

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You can transfer in up to 75% of your qualifying credits, allowing you to save up to 75% on tuition and earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 9 months.

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