Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

An advanced solid academic and skill-oriented background in applied computer technology paves the way for specialized studies in computer networking. Topics focus around LAN/WAN network technologies, systems integration and database applications with an emphasis on security in a standalone and 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, outside internships and ICenter projects. Turn your computer interests into a successful future!

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

Prepare to
  • Obtain the skills necessary to plan, design, implement, manage, and troubleshoot local and wide area networks.
  • Learn the concepts of microcomputer system architecture, computer programming and computer network systems.
  • Develop computer skills in the areas of network installation and maintenance .
  • Practice business essential network services related to data exchange, backup, communication and security in wired and wireless network environment.

Career Opportunities
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Internet Manager
  • Lead Systems Integration
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Network Systems Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Installation Technician
  • Network Manager
  • Network Security Specialist

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.