Bachelor - Information Technology: Network Administration

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American InterContinental University's Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program is designed for students who are interested in learning the knowledge and competencies required to pursue a career in computer networking. If you'd like to learn more about AIU Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program, read on.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

American InterContinental University's Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program is designed to prepare you for a career in computer network administration. You will have the opportunity to learn about network security, programming, and system infrastructure concepts essential to the IT field. You will also have the opportunity to study network transport protocol. Upon completing the program, you could know how to successfully setup, maintain, and secure computer networks.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're thinking of applying to AIU Online's Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program, you should be interested in computers. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Required courses for the Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program include networking, programming and, routing concepts. You will also take several general education courses. Some courses you may take include:

Core Information Technology Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
ITCO 101 Discovering Information Technology
ITCO 103 Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware
ITCO 211 Introduction to Operating Systems
ITCO 221 Fundamentals of Programming and Logic
ITCO 231 Introduction to Databases
ITCO 222 Introduction to Programming Using Alice
ITCO 251 Network Infrastructure Basics
ITCO 299 Comprehensive IT Project

Networks Specialization Courses

ITNE 252 Server Infrastructure
ITNE 253 Specialized Server Administration I
ITNE 255 Introduction to Switching and Routing Principles and Practices
ITNE 256 Protocols and Transport in Networks

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing AIU's Bachelor of Information Technology in Networks program, you could have the opportunity to seek entry-level employment in corporations, government agencies, and other organizations. You may assist in network installation, management, and more. Entry-level positions you could pursue include:

  • IT specialist
  • IT analyst
  • Computer engineer
  • Network administrator

Advanced Degrees

If you'd like to advance your knowledge of computer networking, you could earn a master's degree. Earning a master's degree may qualify you for high level employment in the IT field. Related master's degrees include:

  • Master of Networking
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Security
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Network Security