Computers, Tech & Engineering
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Network Management

If you want to spend your career creating, installing, and managing computer networks for the public and private sector and enjoy evolving and learning new skills throughout your career, a degree in Network Management may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Network Management students typically pursue a bachelor's degree (4 years) or master's degree (6-7 years). In this rapidly changing and competitive field, a bachelor's degree is typically required for entry-level positions, while advanced degrees and specialized, continuing education certifications can lead to greatly increased opportunities and compensation packages.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math, science, and computer technology coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Network Management Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Network Management include:

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Network and Computer Systems Administrators was $83,510 in 2019 (1) while Computer Network Architects earned a median salary of $112,690 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.