A degree of a Bachelor of Science in computer networking prepares students for a career as a network administrator, networking engineer or manager as well as a manager of a information technology department. The graduate of the computer networking degree will have more advanced knowledge of networking systems, local area networks as well as security issues with regarding to networking systems, designs and troubleshooting. Students may find employment as entry level managers or technicians, or may choose to continue on with their education and advance to a master's level degree in networking or information systems.
A Bachelor of Science in computer networking course will focus on the practical applications of local area network set up and design, as well as specific information on routers, bridges, switches and other hardware and software used in networking systems. Students will learn how to evaluate current systems, plan for new systems, and troubleshoot the implementation and development of computer networking systems.