Data Networking and Security

Residential Program

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The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: Data Networking and Security equips students with critical knowledge in the field of data and network security. Students in this program learn from industry leaders and are given opportunities for hands-on projects with real-world application.  As a part of the program, students complete the Cisco Netacademy curriculum for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.  Courses cover topics such as computer programming, cyber security, databases, distributed computing, human computer interaction, network security, and networking and telecommunications.  All courses are taught from a biblical worldview, and graduates of this program will be prepared to meet the growing demand for data network and security administrators.


In addition to the required core classes on the degree completion plan, each student is required to complete various core classes that specialize in Information Technology.


Sampling of program courses:

  • CSIS 331 Networks
  • CSIS 335 Network Security
  • CSIS 341 Information Security Planning
  • CSIS 430 Advanced Networking and Communication Systems
  • CSIS 499 Internship or CSIS 343 Cyber Security

Program of Study

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Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Security Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Auditor
  • Systems Administrator


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