Network Engineering


All organizations require a network infrastructure in order to conduct business. Successful graduates will install, configure, support and protect an organization’s infrastructure, whether it is a local area network, wide area network, and Cloud model. They will implement systems that will monitor networks viability, and availability as well as ensure that the network infrastructure is safe from external attacks. They will design and implement business continuity plans that ensure corporate infrastructures continue functioning smoothly even during natural or man-made catastrophes or emergencies. They may also assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. Students will be prepared to sit for the Cisco CCNA certification exam.

Career Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor reports a bright outlook for network and computer systems administrators. This means the occupation is expected to grow rapidly in the next several years and a large number of job openings is expected. This degree provides a wide range of skills for working with networks and information technology. The program offers a great foundational preparation for work in an expanding technology field.

Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the program, successful graduates will be able to:

  • Confirm personal testimony in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ

  • Collaborate with others using interpersonal skills in an honest, ethical, and Christ-like manner

  • Communicate effectively using written and verbal presentation principles

  • Construct new knowledge using technology and information resource tools

  • Comprehend and think critically to solve problems

  • Cultivate a strong, professional work ethic and life-long learning opportunities

  • Provide network infrastructure for effective operations and security control within an organization

  • Design, plan, and implement software and hardware solutions allowing an organization to innovate

  • Manage technical implementation and development projects on time and within budget

  • Complete and present effective systems design strategies and solutions

  • Provide effective Executive-level presentations and documentation to convey complex technical designs

  • Troubleshoot and maintain corporate network infrastructures

  • Articulate career preparation confidently using resumes and interviews

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