Communication Networks Certificate

Department of Computer Science, College of Information Science & Technology

Vision Statement

The Communication Network Certificate Program is a career program designed to meet the growing industry demand for qualified, highly trained individuals in the field of computer network systems. It is designed to give the working professional both a conceptual view and an in-depth understanding of the latest technologies. The program includes courses ranging from basic concepts such as Local Area Networks to advanced networking concepts such as mobile wireless communication systems and networks.

Program Contact Information

Dr. Azad Azadmanesh, Graduate Program Chair (GPC)
Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) 282G
402-554-3976
azad@unomaha.edu

Ms. Leslie Planos, Advisor
Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) 176C
402-554-3819
lplanos@unomaha.edu

Program Website

Admissions

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: March 1

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Resume
    • Submit a resume detailing your work experience and background (if applicable).
  • For international students: minimum 550 on the written TOEFL: 213 for computer-based: 80 internet-based; 6.5 IELTS; or 53 PTE.

Degree Requirements

Provisional Admission

Students who have not taken an undergraduate data structures course or an introductory communication networks course with a grade of “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better in each course must do so before they will be allowed to continue in the program.

CSCI 3320DATA STRUCTURES (or equivalent)3
CSCI 3550COMMUNICATION NETWORKS (or equivalent)3
Required Courses 1
CSCI 8210ADV COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS3
CSCI 8620MOBILE COMPUTING AND WIRELESS NETWORKS3
Electives
Select two of the following:6
GRAPH THEORY & APPLICATIONS
INTERCONNECTION NETWORKS
TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT
DISTRIB SYSTEM & NETWORK SEC
FAULT TOLERANT DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
Total Credits12
1

NOTE: If a core course is waived, it must be replaced with another course from the electives listed below.