BAS Degree Networking
Area of Study: Security

Understanding the fundamentals of network security and computer forensics and how to use the different technologies to protect and monitor network components and infrastructure. Technology merges convenience and luxury everywhere, from private residences to corporate environments.

Get Connected to your future through technology. At Robert Morris University, get access to current equipment and small class sizes so you can get the most out of your classroom education. Beyond the classroom, professional internships and other enrichment opportunities will prepare you further for a career in anything from database design to home systems design.

Please view the Security course list for details on the curriculum.

Prepare to
  • Obtain the skills necessary to plan, design, and manage network security.
  • Program servers and routers to control access to network and Internet resources.
  • Obtain computer skills in the area of computer forensics to track security violations and investigate lost documents and data.
  • Restore lost, corrupted or formatted information.

Career Opportunities
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Internet Manager
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Network Systems Architect
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Security Webmaster
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Network Manager

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.