The Network Management (NM) program is a Bachelor of Science degree and is designed for students who have earned 60 or more transferable college hours. The required coursework is currently utilizing Windows 7 - 2008 R2 curriculum and Transcender preparation testing. Students prepare forMicrosoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Server Admin, Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) and Security + certification, as well as obtain a Bachelor of Science degree. All networking class professors are fully certified in their respective courses. Classes meet one to two nights a week for 17 months. The Network Management program is offered in Oklahoma City.Why a degree in Network Management? You probably know how MCITP, CISCO and Security+ certifications can open doors for professional growth. But imagine how many more doors will open for you when you have a bachelor’s degree as well. SNU is one of a very few universities which provides the opportunity to get both in one convenient program.
Today’s network technology is the infrastructure of modern communication. It is universal. Literally, as technology goes, so goes the world. It changes swiftly and it demands accountability in managers who have not only technical expertise and analytical talent, but interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability as well.
The Network Management degree completion program is designed to hone all your skills so you can improve your position and income within the workforce. Courses are delivered in a small group format to enable quick, in-depth learning from professors and other adult students who help support you along the way.
In short, a Network Management degree gives you the tools – and the edge to compete, now and in the future.
The Network Management (NM) program is a Bachelor of Science degree and is designed for students who have earned 60 or more transferable college hours. The required coursework is currently utilizing Windows 7 - 2008 R2 curriculum and Transcender preparation testing. Students prepare for Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Server Admin, Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) and Security + certification, as well as obtain a Bachelor of Science degree. All networking class professors are fully certified in their respective courses. Classes meet one to two nights a week for 17 months. The Network Management program is offered in Oklahoma City.
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Prerequisites for admission into the Network Management Program
Network Management Courses and Sequence
Personal & Professional Development
This course examines adult learning theory and various learning styles. The course provides a model that is used to analyze life experience.
Windows Networking I
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to do server administration in a Windows Server 2008 environment.
Organizational Behavior I; Diagnosis & Planned Change
This course analyzes the formal and informal functions and problems of organizations. The course also examines the strategies to plan, implement, and manage change in an organization.
Windows Networking II
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, manage, and support a network infrastructure in a Microsoft Windows-based network.
Routers and Switches I
This course focuses on network terminology and protocols, LANs, WANs, OSI models, cabling, routers, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. The course also focuses on initial router configuration and Cisco IOS Software management.
Biblical Perspectives in Western Culture
This course provides study of the Bible as a foundation to an understanding of Western culture and history. The course also explores the relevance of the Bible to modern day life.
Routers and Switches II
This course focuses on advanced IP addressing, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration, Spanning Tree Protocols, and VLAN trunking. The course also focuses on WAN technology and terminology.
Windows Networking III
This course provides students with important knowledge and skills necessary to plan and maintain the network infrastructure in a Windows environment. To accomplish this, such technologies as DHCP, OSPF, RIP, IGMP and IP routing schemes will be discussed.
Data Analysis Methods
This course provides a survey and application of the basic network security principles which includes preperation for the Security+ certification exam.
Windows Networking IV
This course provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Active DirectoryTM directory services. This course concludes with an extended study of Identity and Access solutions in Active Directory TM.
Personal & Professional Ethics and Values
This capstone course examines various theories of man and their relevance to personal and social values. The course provides the basis to formulate or clarify a philosophy of life that is consistent with the demands of a responsible lifestyle in the contemporary world.
Windows Networking V
Global planning for the final setup of Server 2008 and the design of the security aspects of the servers is the final topic.