Objective of Network Administration Security
The objective of the Network Administration Security program is to provide students with a combination of knowledge, hands-on experience, and application of theory to information technology. The program keeps pace with changing technology by offering courses in areas such as routers, wireless security, database administration, and various areas of systems security. The curriculum emphasizes quantitative and communications skills as well as providing a foundation in business environments. Upon graduation, students will receive the degree Bachelor of Science in Network Administration Security.
Graduates of the Network Administration Security program will qualify for entry-level employment as Network Administrators, Computer Support Specialists, Computer Systems Analysts, Network Security Professionals, and Computer Systems Engineers.
Length of Program for Network Administration Security
The program typically takes four years consisting of 12 semesters, each including two 8–week terms. The minimum time to complete the program is 48 months (192 weeks, 16 break weeks). Students must complete the associate’s degree plus a minimum of 65.5 credit hours, for a total of 129 credit hours. The complete program consists of approximately 2175 hours, which is comprised of 1695 hours of theory and 480 hours of laboratory.
Requirements for Network Administration Security
Application is open to people who have earned Missouri Tech’s Associate of Applied Science in Network Administration degree or the equivalent.
Semester Start Dates
Classes begin every 8 weeks. See the academic calendar for next start date.
Monday through Thursday,
8:00 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.,
Monday through Thursday,
5:00 p.m. to 10:50 p.m.
Learning Resource System Hours
Monday through Thursday,
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.,
Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
|CSE323||Linux Administration and Web Services||3.0|
|CSI343||Computer Forensics and Investigations||3.0|
|CSI344||Administering SQL Database||4.5|
|CSN313||Fundamentals of Routers||3.0|
|CSN333||Wireless Systems Security||3.0|
|CSN413||Scripting and Task Automation||3.0|
|MTH133||Technical Mathematics I||3.0|
|Required Options: Select one of the following|
|CSP224||Elementary Visual Basic||4.5|
|CSP234||Elementary Visual C++||4.5|
|Total Hours from Associate’s Degree||63.5|
|Total Hours in Required Courses||53.5|
|General Education Elective Hours1||9.0|
|Free Elective Hours2||3.0|
|Total Program Hours after Associate’s Degree||65.5|
|Total Program Credit Hours||129.0|
|1. General Education hours are required credit hours that students are free to choose from the general education curriculum.|
|2. Free Electives are required credit hours that students are free to choose from the entire curriculum.|
Gainful Employment Information
The following are the names and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes of the occupations that Missouri Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Network Administration Security (BSNS) program prepares students to enter, along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website.
|11.1001||Network and System Administration/Administrator|
BSNS Full-time 2011-12 cohort: 100%
BSNS Part-time 2011-12 cohort: N/A
Missouri Tech’s completion and placement rates are calculated in accordance with the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Standards of Accreditation.
N/A indicates that there were no students in the cohort.
On-time Graduation Rate
The on-time graduation rate is defined as the total number of students who completed the Bachelor of Science in Network Administration Security program in the published minimum time frame of 32 months. Most Missouri Tech students are non-traditional and work while attending college. As such, many of our students are part-time and thus unable to complete within 32 months.
The on-time graduation rate for the BSNS program: 100%
The total cost of the Bachelor of Science in Network Administration Security program is $85,635. This cost is comprised of the following:
|$76,755 (129 semester credit hours @ $595 / credit hour)|
Resource Fee / Term
|$2,280 ($95 / enrolled term)|
Est. Books & Supplies*
*This estimate is based on the cost of books obtained from the college book store. Missouri Tech does not require students to purchase books from the college. Many students are able to find much cheaper alternatives than what the school is able to offer.
Missouri Tech does not offer room and board for our students. For an approximation of the cost of living please visit our Net Price Calculator.
Median Loan Debt
Title IV: $47,311
Private educational loans: $6,500
Institutional financing plans: $0
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