To help you succeed in the exciting and fast-moving world of information technology (IT), Virginia College has on-campus and online learning options at these education levels:
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
Online Degree Programs for Working Professionals
Two of our programs are offered exclusively online and are ideal for busy people who want flexible class and study options while working full time, juggling family life or in the military. The online Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity is designed to prepare graduates for employment positions involving the security management of LAN, WLAN, and WAN environments, including our own nation's IT infrastructure.
The online bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to business information systems and equip graduates with valuable managerial skills. With these jobs projected to grow 15-21% from 2012 to 2022, now may be the time to start or get back into school!
Network Management and Network Engineering: On-campus and Online
The Network Management bachelor's degree provides students with the opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of client/server computer concepts with an emphasis on the engineering practices used on modern networks. The job growth for these jobs is also strong nationally.
You can look forward to pursuing a position on an IT team upon graduation from our Associate of Applied Science degree program in Network Engineering from Virginia College. Whether learning online or at one of our campuses, the curriculum is designed to provide for the development of skills to solve a variety of network issues. Students have the opportunity to learn the essentials for ensuring network security and for understanding operating systems and network management software.
"I had a job while I was at Virginia College. Shortly after graduating I got on with the company I work with now and I've increased my salary by $25,000."— Jeremy Millwood, Network Engineering graduate
Job Growth is Solid for Network Technicians
For those who want an entry-level program that can be completed in as little as nine months, the Network Technician certificate/diploma program, offered at many Virginia College campuses, could lead you to seek positions such as a help desk analyst, computer user support specialist or computer network support specialist – a job category that is expected to grow 17 percent from 2010 to 2020.
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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.