- School: Keiser University
- Degree: Associates
- Subject: Computer Networking
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Computer networks need to be protected from outside elements that want to steal information. Understanding how computer networks function is only the first step for those who are earning their degree in computer networking and security management. Once students understand the basics about networks, they will learn how to protect them using computer programs or by developing their own applications. All companies that rely on the internet need those who can ensure that all information on their networks are protected.
Courses students will have to complete include networks and security, computer programming, information systems and security, and project management. For those who want to work in security management, understanding how security programs work and being able to instruct others are skills that will be taught in this degree program. Once students learn these skills, they will be able to find employment in small and large companies that need security.