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Bachelor's DegreeInformation and Network Technologies: Major in Network Management

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Computer Networking Degree at Westwood CollegeComputer networks are indispensable in today's business world. With a career in network management, you'll manage the computers, operating systems and networks that every business relies upon. Westwood College is a Cisco® Networking Academy* because Cisco is the leader in the networking market. This gives you the opportunity to work on the same technology that businesses use today and to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).** With this degree and certification, you'll be prepared to start a successful career in the world of technology.

Program features include:

  • more than half of core contact hours delivered via hands-on lab training
  • courses that prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Association (CCNA) exam**
  • courses that prepare you for additional industry-relevant certificates*, such as Microsoft® and CompTIA®**
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* Westwood College - Online Campus is not a Cisco Networking Academy
**Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable tests/exams.

  • Course Info

    An information and network technologies: major in network management degree opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:

    • Network Essentials
    • Wireless Technologies
    • Routing Protocols and Concepts
    • Microsoft®Network Operating Systems
    • Virtualization Technology
    • Network Design and Analysis

    Course breakdown

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    Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

    • Install industry-relevant operating systems
    • Perform administrative functions in secure networks
    • Design and implement secure networks that support directory services
    • Apply industry-standard tools and techniques to manage networks
    • Apply management practices to the planning, budgeting, and implementation of network projects
    • Troubleshoot hardware and software

    Locations offering this degree:*

    California
    Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
    Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
    Los Angeles Campus - Los Angeles, CA
    South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

    Georgia
    Atlanta Midtown Campus - Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

    Illinois
    DuPage Campus - Woodridge, IL
    Chicago Loop Campus - Chicago, IL
    River Oaks Campus - Calumet City, IL

    Virginia
    Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA
    Arlington Ballston Campus - Arlington, VA

    *Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus of interest for current program offerings.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Careers

    Where could your Information and Network Technologies: Major in Network Management degree take you?

    Our information and network technologies: major in network management program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in network management. Our faculty of Cisco-Certified professionals with experience in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you’ll use in your career. Take a look at a few of the career fields that may be available to graduates of this program.*    

    • Information security
    • Network architecture
    • Network support
    *Graduates without experience in the field will likely start in entry-level positions. Westwood College does not guarantee employment or salary.  Please refer to westwood.edu/disclosures for important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as information about median loan debt and potential occupations from the Department of Education. Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable test/exams.

    Request More Information

    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Information and Network Technologies: Major in Network Management graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Amped Wireless
    • Atlantech Online, Inc.
    • Comcast
    • Computer Generated Solutions
    • Computer Sciences Corporation
    • Dynasis Integrated Systems
    • Global IT Consultation
    • Hewlett Packard
    • Intercom Solutions
    • Microsoft Store
    • Symantec
    • STG, Inc.
    • Wipro Technologies

    Westwood College tracks the initial employers of its graduates for accreditation purposes. This list represents a partial list of employers of graduates from this program, drawn from across the Westwood campus system, and contains employers of Westwood College graduates from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. It is not intended to represent an endorsement of Westwood College by the listed employers.

    Comprehensive employment information for graduates from each campus is available.
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  • Graduate Outcomes

    For important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as median loan debt and potential occupations listed by the Department of Education, select the link below related to the campus in which you are interested.

    For recently-added programs where there are no graduates yet, not all data is available  Additional information from those programs will be included in future releases. Data is included for any of the listed campuses where the program has been taught.

    The list of SOC codes is based on Department of Education standards pulled from IPEDS CIP-SOC crosswalk.  While the Department of Education requires all job titles to be listed, Westwood College has not found that our programs prepare graduates for all job titles listed. Actual entry-level jobs for graduates in each program may vary.