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Location: Chicago
Start Term: Fall, Spring
Program Type: Major

The Computer Networking Degree at Roosevelt University prepares students to plan,design, implement, manage and troubleshoot local and wide area networks whether it is hosted locally or over the cloud. Students can select major elective courses in local or cloud computing, CISCO, mobile application development, web development, database or business management.

Expectations & Requirements


Roosevelt University’s Computer Networking Degree introduces students to the study of telecommunications and network systems where they will obtain the skills necessary to select, design, install, maintain and troubleshoot local and wide area networks. Through the computer networking classes, students utilize troubleshooting and hardware skills to diagnose and build a computer from scratch, learn the basic concepts of Database Management Systems and develop computer skills in the areas of network installation and maintenance.

The computer networking major curriculum is offered to meet the market demand for network administrators who can manage local and wide area networks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for information technology (IT) workers will remain high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.

Sample Courses

  • Database Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Local Area Networks
  • Internetworking
  • System Engineering
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Networking Essentials
  • Introduction to Routing
  • Router Configuration