Computer Networks Graduate Certificate
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.
Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Computer Networks will be able to demonstrate:
- Advanced knowledge of data communication protocols and networks; of issues involved in multi-access media, including wired and wireless; performance analysis of networks; and management of large networks.
- Proficiency in data communication protocols and networks, including error control and flow control, distributed synchronization, error detection and correction, and forwarding and techniques to implement it.
- Competence sufficient to design, specify, and develop data transfer protocols for specific purposes; design, specify, plan, and define networks of any size; and analyze, evaluate, and select telecommunications products.
Available on campus and in the following formats:
Applicants to the program are required to have a bachelor’s degree. Some courses may have additional prerequisites.
(Four courses/16 credits)
- MET CS 535 Computer Networks
- MET CS 635 Network Design and Implementation
- MET CS 685 Network Design and Management or MET CS 775 Advanced Networking
- MET CS 690 Network Security
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