Online Bachelor of Technology in Information Technologies - Network Infrastructure
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Technology in IT - Network Infrastructure program prepares students for the highly specialized work of designing, implementing, and managing computer network infrastructure, operations, and services.
Providing rigorous coursework and career-focused education, the network infrastructure program is designed to help students gain vital technical skills and credentials to excel in the rapidly growing computer networking field as computer network administrators and architects.
The Network Infrastructure concentration of the Bachelor of Technology in IT program equips you with the essential knowledge and practical skills in computer networking, network administration, programming, information security, and database management. By completing the network infrastructure program, you can gain the following competencies:
Graduates of the Network Infrastructure program have ample job opportunities. The employment of network and computer systems administrators and architects is projected to grow 4% through 2029. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for computer network architects will increase as firms continue to expand their information technology (IT) networks. Currently, there are over 140,000 positions nationwide with typical starting salaries ranging from $55,000 - $100,000 per year.
The Networking Infrastructure program is available entirely online. The electronic learning environment is convenient and gives you the flexibility to learn at your own pace. You are able to access our online classes and learning materials wherever you are.
At OSUIT, we make it easy for students to apply their previously earned credits to the Bachelor of Technology in IT - Network Infrastructure program. You can transfer college credits or industry experience up to 91 credits to accelerate your graduation and save thousands on tuition.
OSUIT offers affordable quality technical education to help students achieve their career and life goals. At just about $6,702.75 per trimester, tuition at OSUIT is about half the in-state tuition for most state universities. In addition, we offer various financial aid opportunities to help you afford your education. Learn more about your financial aid options.
Our Bachelor of Technology in IT - Network Infrastructure program is guided by networking experts with years of real-world experience in the field. Integrating the theoretical knowledge with practical application, the instructors teach you the current best practices based on industry standards.
Our BT in Information Technologies - Network Infrastructure program is fully accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. You can be assured that the program can prepare you to enter the IT and networking industry upon graduation.
The Bachelor of Technology in Information Technologies - Network Infrastructure program offers a robust curriculum that examines topics including Cisco, Linux, open-source technologies, VMware, TCP/IP, Active Directory, network administration, virtual private networks, and wireless technologies. Ranging from local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), to intranets, the program curriculum covers not only small connections between two offices but also next-generation networking capabilities such as a cloud infrastructure that serves multiple customers.
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in IT with a concentration in Network Infrastructure, students need to complete a total of 121 credit hours of study, which includes 70 credit hours of program requirements and 51 credit hours of general education and interdepartmental requirements.
For full-time students, it typically takes about two to three years to finish the Network Infrastructure program. However, with eligible transfer credits, you may attain your degree in a shorter period of time. Talk to our advisors to find out how many of your previously earned credits or work experience can be applied to the program.
Our computer networking courses incorporate the current technology, software, and tools used in the industry, providing our graduates with the pragmatic skills and experience needed for their career development in the field of IT. The core courses of the Network Infrastructure concentration include:
Are you ready to apply to OSUIT’s Bachelor of Technology in Information Technologies - Network Infrastructure program? Submit your application for admissions with the following materials:
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With a nearly 100% job placement rate, OSUIT’s online Bachelor of Technology in IT-Network Infrastructure program prepares you for a successful career in the field of information technology and computer networking.