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Network Management

The Network Management area of study provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to manage large-scale computer networks. Graduates will be prepared to coordinate the vast array of software applications, hardware components and personnel that make up large scale networks.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
NET-561: Designing Large-scale Routing, Switching and Broadband Systems  3
NET-562: Wireless and Mobile Networks  3
NET-563: Pervasive and Cloud Computing  3
NET-564: Large-scale Network Operations, Administration and Maintenance  3
NET-565: Network Security  3
Total 15 Credits

Network Management Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the MS in IT area of study in Network Management, students will be able to:

  1. Use network design techniques to develop large-scale enterprise network architectures that integrate an organization?s business processes with its IT infrastructure.
  2. Analyze network performance using standard performance metrics, develop system benchmarks, and make recommendations for improving system efficiencies.
  3. Evaluate and develop network contingency and disaster recovery plans to ensure business continuity.
  4. Evaluate existing and new technology and make recommendations that support the organization?s strategic plan.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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