Network Engineering BS Degree

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Network Engineering Degree

Contribute to the evolution of software with network engineer degree

Today’s increasingly connected digital world has created an Internet/data-dependent society. A society that has grown to need and have a shortage of cyber security program graduates. Our nation needs more highly skilled Network Engineers who can be responsible for the secure design, implementation and maintenance of our networked systems. We simply need more cyber security graduates, coders, software engineers and leaders who can master the administrative level of cyber security and become proficient in the battle ground of both networking and IT systems. This cyber security degree program is focused on the network engineering within cyber security and will provide graduates with a well-rounded knowledge base from which to lead the building of secure networks. A strong foundational knowledge of code, network and systems engineering concepts form the base on which advanced topics are built. Key concepts such as routing, switching, server operating systems, email systems, IP Telephony, wireless and virtualization will be explored in detail.

Information systems and the need for cyber security vary significantly between industry verticals, service providers, mobile data, consumer and business applications. You will investigate the inner workings of each of these network engineering arenas in detail with a focus on cyber security during your Network Engineering degree journey.

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Network Engineering Course Description

Today’s Internet/data driven society requires the expertise of a superior computer network degree from UAT. Highly skilled network engineers are responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of our networked systems. They must be proficient in both networking and the IT systems. UAT’s network engineer degree serves as a springboard into this rapidly expanding career field, providing a well-rounded knowledge base immediately applicable.


This base includes UAT’s solid foundational knowledge of systems and network engineering concepts on which the advanced topics are built. Key concepts will be explored in detail, including switching, routing, email systems, server operating systems, IP Telephony, wireless and virtualization. Graduates will demonstrate a mastery of network architecture and systems administration to innovate the future in this expanding field.

Network Engineering Degree Objectives

  • Translate physical and organizational needs into network design(s) that encompass logic and infrastructure.
  • Implement, support, and evaluate routed and switched IP wired and wireless network infrastructure that reflects networking concepts and industry best practices.
  • Implement, support and evaluate network systems and services such as active directory, email, DNS, servers, clients and data storage that are consistent with information systems concepts and industry best practices.
  • Produce visualizations and documentation related to network services.
  • Select and architect the most appropriate network, information systems, and technologies to meet the requirements of specific projects and communicate these decisions clearly in written and oral forms.
  • Implement, support and evaluate contemporary IP network–based communications, collaboration, virtualization and mobile systems services.

Network Engineering Program Information

Program Credits: 120
Major Credits: 36
Semesters to completion: 8

Requirements to graduate include a 2.0 CGPA, completed required coursework, Portfolio, Internship, and a Student Innovation Project.

For a more detailed breakout of completion time frames and rates, please see the UAT Fast Facts page.

Network Engineering Disclosure

At University of Advancing Technology, we believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand employment opportunities prior to starting any program. In an effort to ensure you have the information you need to make informed choices on program cost, medial loan debt incurred by students who completed the program, on-time completion rates, and the occupations this program prepares you to enter, the Department of Education has instituted the following disclosure template.* For more information, click on the respective academic level.

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