Network Management (Bachelor's)
Graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Network Management from Virginia College may pursue jobs as part of an information technology (IT) team working in a broad range of public or private sector organizations in areas as diverse as computer service, network engineering, network administration and network security.
Is Network Management a Good Career?
Is a computer career, specifically network management, a good choice in today's job market?
The answer is yes, according to recent jobs data. Learn more.
Learning by Doing in Your Network Management Degree
As you progress through your bachelor's in Network Management program from Virginia College — via convenient online learning or on a campus location — you will spend a significant amount of time learning by doing. Our instructors encourage active participation in classes, with instruction that lets students apply concepts they have explored during readings and lectures.
Throughout the Network Management degree program at Virginia College, students have the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable instructors with extensive real-world experience in their discipline areas. We provide the practical training needed to pursue a position as a network management professional in a variety of settings, including:
- Government agencies
- Healthcare facilities
- Nonprofit organizations
- Start-up companies
Our instructors provide instruction on how to operate, install, configure, troubleshoot, upgrade and maintain PCs and networks. Students will have the chance to develop an advanced understanding of client/server computer concepts with an emphasis on the engineering practices used on modern networks.
Network Management Training That's Geared to You
The Network Management program at Virginia College provides a broad foundation of relevant general education and information technology classes. At the same time, the program provides ample course selections for your area of concentration electives — in computer networking, network management or network security — to provide a depth of specialization in your degree. The flexibility of Virginia College's Network Management program helps students pursue a degree program that is tailored to individual educational needs and career goals.
Network Management Certifications are Important.
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Network Management degree, qualified students may choose to pursue a variety of industry-standard professional networking and computer certifications, including A+, Network+, Security+, CNA, CNE, Linux+, MCP, MCSA, MCSA+S, MCSE, MCSE+S, SCSA, SCNA and CCNA.* Although certification may not be required for employment as a network manager or similar position, it does signify to prospective employers a level of expertise that is highly desirable to companies staffing IT positions of vital importance to the organization.
Preparing for a Network Management Career
As companies search for qualified candidates to staff IT positions, it's important to have the right training and practical experience. The Bachelor of Science degree program in Network Management, along with career planning and placement assistance from Virginia College, can help you work toward your goal of becoming a desirable candidate for IT positions after graduation.
Learn more about job growth and typical salaries for Network Management professionals. To get more information about this program — taught in a convenient online format or on campus — complete the Request More Information form and take the first step toward an exciting new career.
* Note: The College makes no representation, promise or guarantee that completion of this program either assures passage of any certification examination or acceptance by any state board. Prospective and current students, as well as graduates, are responsible for researching and understanding all examination, registration or licensure requirements in any state in which they seek to become registered, licensed or employed.
Your success in Network Management (Bachelor's) starts at the following locations:
- Birmingham, Alabama - Bachelor of Science
- Huntsville, Alabama - Bachelor of Science
- Online Programs - Bachelor of Science
NOTE: Program details subject to change. See the official campus catalog and appropriate addenda for the latest information.
Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas are required by Georgia, South Carolina and Oklahoma to be listed as Certificates (C).
Associate of Science degrees (AS) are required by SC, TN & VA to be listed as Associated of Applied Science degrees (AAS).
Associate of Applied Science degrees (AAS) are required by LA & VA to be listed as Associate in Occupational Studies degrees (AOS).
Bachelor of Science degrees (BS) are required by TN to be listed as Bachelor of Applied Science degrees (BAS).