Designing computer networks requires the knowledge of networking design, LAN, WAN, and other types of networks. Students will benefit from this degree program in many ways because they will learn more about these networks and how they operate. Companies and organizations, especially those who conduct business in the global marketplace, rely on their computer networks to help them communicate, create documents and other items, and be able to know that all information on the network is secure. Students will study existing networks, read case studies, and become more familiar with security issues.
The courses students will have to take include computer networking systems, networking design, troubleshooting, project management, and software applications. There are many positions students can go into including consulting, networking management, database management, networking design, and network administration. The skills taught in this degree program can be used in many industries.