Networking Technologies Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
https://www.towson.edu/fcsm/departments/computerinfosci/grad/networking-certificate.html

Program Director: Cheryl Brown
Phone: 410-704-4966
Email: ait@towson.edu

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Networking Technologies covers the study, design, development, implementation and support of computer-based information systems with regard to sharing information over computer-based systems. This program provides graduate-level education in IT for students preparing to enter the high-tech work force and those already in the work force who wish to update and enhance their skills. This course of study can be completed as a stand-alone graduate certificate or applied to the M.S. degree program in Applied Information Technology. The program is intended for students who have a bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, computer information systems or a related field, who will enter the program for advanced studies. The program may also be of interest to persons who:

  • Do not have a bachelor’s degree in the field, but are currently employed in the IT field and are seeking additional academic studies for professional growth or to advance their careers.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than IT who are seeking preparation for careers in this field.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the post-baccalaureate certificate program are the same as those listed for the M.S. in Applied Information Technology.

Non-immigrant International Students

Program Enrollment: F-1 and J-1 students are required to be enrolled full-time. The majority of their classes must be in-person and on campus. See the list of programs that satisfy these requirements, and contact the International Student and Scholars Office with questions.

Admission Procedures: See additional information regarding Graduate Admission policies and International Graduate Application online.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses
AIT 600INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE3
AIT 610SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS3
AIT 620BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATIONS3
AIT 622NETWORKS ARCHITECTURE AND PROTOCOLS3
AIT 720CASE STUDIES IN NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY3
Total Units15
  1. Understand the information technology infrastructure and its place and value in today’s business.
  2. Work effectively in teams and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  3. Use their proficiency to solve a variety of problems.
  4. Prepare, present and develop proposals and solutions for today’s governmental and industrial needs.