Graduate Certificate in Computer Networks

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The certificate in Computer Networks offers a broad foundation in information technology, along with an in-depth exploration of computer data communication and modern networking. Students undertake a comprehensive examination of network design and implementation, network performance analysis and management, network security, and the latest networking technology. The program is designed to empower students with extensive knowledge and hands-on experience, in order to analyze, design, procure, manage, and implement cutting-edge computer networking solutions and technologies.

Summary

  • Four courses/16 credits
  • Requirements can be fully completed part time on campus though some courses may be offered in additional formats. Contact the Department for further details at csinfo@bu.edu.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for three start dates a year.
  • A minimum passing grade for a course in the graduate program is a C (2.0) but an average grade of B (3.0) must be maintained to be in good academic standing and to be eligible for certificate completion.

Certificate Requirements

(four required courses/16 credits)

Classes are available On Campus (OC), Online (OL) and in the Blended (EL) format, unless otherwise noted.

A minimum passing grade for a course in the graduate program is a C (2.0) but an average grade of B (3.0) must be maintained to be in good academic standing and to earn the certificate.

Program Prerequisites

Applicants must have an earned Bachelor’s degree, in any field of study, from a regionally accredited college/university (or the international equivalent) prior to enrollment at MET. Applicants are not required to have a degree in Computer Science for entry to a program within our Computer Science department. Upon review of your application, the department will determine if the completion of prerequisite coursework will be required, based on your academic and professional background.

Course & Area Coordinators

Related Graduate Degree Programs

Students who are fully accepted into this graduate certificate program and complete all of the required courses with a grade of ‘B’ or better are eligible for full or conditional admission (depending on previous academic background) to the following master degree programs, without reapplication: