What Do I Need for a Computer Networking Degree

a female is studying for a Computer networking degree

Do you want to be part of building the next iteration of our online world? Then a career in the fast-paced world of computer networking could be for you. A solid educational foundation will make you a stronger candidate for desirable jobs, and that foundation is built on a degree from Cambridge.

Prerequisites to Enroll in Cambridge’s Computer Networking Bachelor’s Degree Program

Students seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Networking from Cambridge will need to complete these prerequisites:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree (not required, but will allow you to finish the Bachelor’s program quicker)
  • Speak with a Cambridge advisor
  • Complete the enrollment application 

Additional Helpful Knowledge or Interests

Every student who comes to Cambridge to study for a computer networking degree has a different level of experience and familiarity with the IT world. The program is an excellent fit for students who have an interest in or prior knowledge of:

  • TCP/IP protocol and its layer model
  • Python, C++, C#, PHP and other computer programming languages
  • Basic search algorithms
  • Operating systems
  • Virtual machines

What You’ll Learn in the Computer Networking Program

Cambridge’s computer networking Bachelor’s degree program blends technical education with highly useful “soft skills” that prepare you for life as a working IT professional. The curriculum includes everything from scripting and programming to writing and psychology. 

You’ll earn your degree in 75 weeks and you can take your courses 100% online.

Career Opportunities in Computer Networking

Computer networking skills are highly desirable in today’s job market. All but the smallest companies need computer networking expertise on staff. With a combination of your education and a little work experience, you’ll be in a position for a career as a:

Other Computer Network Courses of Study at Cambridge

Cambridge offers both a certificate in computer networking as well as a computer networking Associate’s degree. Each of these credentials has its value and is desired by different types of students. 

Before you decide which program you would like to pursue, be sure to speak with a Cambridge advisor. Our advisors love helping students choose the right study path, and no two students are the same. Whether you ultimately choose a certificate, an Associate’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree, you’ll always have Cambridge advisors to rely on throughout your educational experience.

Ready to Study Computer Networking?

Call Cambridge today at 877-206-4279 or send us a message to learn more about getting your degree in computer networking. An exciting career in computer networking awaits. 

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