Communication Networks Certificate
Department of Computer Science, College of Information Science & Technology
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
Ms. Leslie Planos, Advisor
Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) 176C
- Fall: July 1
- Spring: November 1
- Summer: March 1
- 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.
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 3320||DATA STRUCTURES (or equivalent)||3|
|CSCI 3550||COMMUNICATION NETWORKS (or equivalent)||3|
|Required Courses 1|
|CSCI 8210||ADV COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS||3|
|CSCI 8620||MOBILE COMPUTING AND WIRELESS NETWORKS||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|GRAPH THEORY & APPLICATIONS|
|DISTRIB SYSTEM & NETWORK SEC|
|FAULT TOLERANT DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS|
NOTE: If a core course is waived, it must be replaced with another course from the electives listed below.