Associate in Applied Science Degree

A solid academic and skill-oriented background in applied computer technology paves the way for specialized studies in computer networking. Topics focus around business software applications with an emphasis on microcomputer systems in a networked environment.

Support the growing demand for networking professionals by learning everything from initial design to implementation and management. Practice on continuously upgraded equipment and gain real-world experience through applied classroom exercises and outside internships. Turn your computer interests into a successful future!

Please view the Computer Networking course list for details on the curriculum.

Prepare to
  • Utilize troubleshooting and hardware skills to diagnose and build a computer from scratch.
  • Obtain the skills necessary to select, design, install, maintain and troubleshoot local and related Wide area networks.
  • Learn the basic concepts of Database Management Systems.
  • Develop computer skills in the areas of network installation and maintenance.

Career Opportunities
  • Client Services Technician
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Field Technician
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Network Installation Technician
  • Computer Technician
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator

RMU prepares you for the following certifications:
  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Linux+
  • DHTI+
  • MCP
  • MCSA
  • MCTS
  • MCAS
  • CCNA

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.