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Bachelor of Science Degree

Networking Technology graduates are generalists who collaborate with a team of specialists such as computer scientists, computer information system specialists, engineers, technicians, and end users to create and maintain the needed network infrastructure for effective communication between systems and individuals.

Why choose Networking Technology at UCM?

  • UCM offers networking technology students a hands-on opportunity to learn with state of the art equipment under the supervision of experienced, innovative faculty.
  • Employment of network administrators is a constant industry need. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nationwide median salary for network administrators is $77,810. (bls.gov)

What will I study?
Internet connectivity has created a constant need for network administrators. You will gain hands-on experience in building/repairing computers, setting up computer networks, and creating server infrastructure systems.

Courses include:

  • Cisco Information Technology Essentials (PC repair)
  • Cisco Introduction to Networks
  • Cisco Routing and Switching Essentials
  • Cisco Scaling Networks
  • Cisco Connecting Networks
  • Cisco Network Security
  • Cisco Network Design
  • Converged Voice & Data
  • Microsoft Network Servers & Infrastructure

What can I do with a degree in Networking Technology?

  • Network Administrator
  • Network System Engineer
  • Network Service Technician
  • Network Programmer/Analyst
  • Network/Information Systems Manager
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Security Manager
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Server Administration and Management

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaged learning experiences that include involvement and service-learning projects. In Network Technology, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Delta Epsilon Iota
  • Association for Technology Management and Applied Engineers (ATMAE)
  • Intern/Co-op opportunities
  • Community Service

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.

Networking Technology classes are taught by knowledgeable, caring, and qualified faculty members who believe in individualized attention for their students. Each faculty member brings something different to the table. All faculty members maintain relationships with alumni and industry associations to assist networking technology students with internships and career opportunities.

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