Masters - Information Technology: Network Management

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management program at Colorado Technical University can help you develop the skills needed to design, implement, and manage network infrastructure at the organizational level. Read more about the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student in Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management online program, you will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and the ECM techniques for building and maintaining an organizational information infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to use analytical and integrative tools to develop and implement strategic plans, and develop the policies and procedures required to ensure data availability, usability, and security. Concentration coursework explores the basic elements of network security and administration, user management, enterprise network architecture, virtualization technologies, cloud computing, and IT risk management.

What Are the Prerequisites?

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management program requires that you possess an undergraduate degree in either computer science or information technology; if you don't have such a degree you must demonstrate a minimum of two years work experience in the field. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management is a 48-credit program. You must complete 24 core credits, 24 network management credits, and have access to a computer and the Internet.

Information Technology Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
EMBA 690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Organizations
CS 651 Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS 663 Enterprise Systems Architecture
IT 621 Enterprise Data Management
IT 640 Networking and Telecommunications
PM 600 Project Management Processes in Organizations

Network Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
CS 653 Network Security
IT 642 Network Administration
IT 643 Enterprise Network Architecture
IT 644 IT Governance and Risk Management
IT 645 Virtual Systems
IT 697 Information Technology Capstone

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Management program, you could have the technical skills and knowledge needed to seek leadership roles within any organization that uses information technology. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Network administrator
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • IT manager

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.