Networking, Administration and Information Security

The Networking, Administration and Information Security concentration of our IT degree program expands your technical knowledge and prepares you for a rewarding career. You’ll learn career-oriented skills in areas like designing, integrating and implementing the hardware, software and security critical to businesses in any industry.

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For a limited time, we are waiving the cost of PRC 101, our three-week orientation course that is required for most undergraduate students and helps you explore career opportunities. It also makes you eligible to earn a Google Career Certificate, the Meta Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate, and take additional courses through our partnership with Coursera at no cost. This means you can earn up to 22 credits for free, which can save you more than $13,000 in tuition (and even more in books).


Peirce's IT degree programs contain courses that align with the most popular IT certification exams, so you’ll be prepared to get certified even before you graduate. Like all Peirce IT degrees, the Networking, Administration and Information Security concentration is designed to fit seamlessly into your busy schedule and is available entirely online.  

You can also embed employer-recognized IT and project management certifications into your program, and earn credit for select IT certifications you may already have.

You’re closer to getting your degree than you think. Please apply today or call us at 888.467.3472, ext. 9000 with any questions about this Networking, Administration and Information Security concentration of our IT degree program.

Networking, Administration and Information Security Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

For course requirements and prerequisite information on our IT degrees, refer to the individual course descriptions in the College Catalog.

PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUM/HISHumanities/History Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCIScience Core (choose 2)6
SOC SCISocial Science Core (choose 2)6
GEN EDGeneral Education Core (choose 1)3
BIS 112Programming Concepts3
BIS 201HTML and the World Wide Web3
BIS 235Database Management Systems3
BIS 402Systems Analysis and Design3
ISC 310Information Security and Risk Management3
ISC 325Access Control, Security Assessment and Security in the Software Development Lifecycle3
ISC 410Asset Security and Security Engineering3
ISC 425Network Security and Security Operations3
ITN 120PC Fundamentals3
ITN 130Networking Fundamentals3
ITN 144Introduction to Network Security3
ITN 200Server Administration I3
ITN 220Help Desk and Customer Support Concepts3
ITN 301Linux Administration, Networking and Security3
ITN 310Network Routing and Switching I3
ITN 311Routing and Switching II3
ITN 405Ethical Hacking 3
ITN 410Server Administration II3
ITN 425IT Capstone in Networking, Administration and Information Security3
MIS 110Usability Principles and Design3
MIS 205Ethical Management of Information Technology3
MIS 302Project Management3
ELEElective Courses (choose 4)12

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