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. The certificate 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
Azad Azadmanesh, PhD, Graduate Program Chair (GPC)
282G Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)
Ms. Leslie Planos, Advisor
176C Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)
Ms. Vanessa Hatfield-Reeker, Advisor
175C Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)
Application Deadlines (Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020)
- Fall: July 1
- Spring: November 1
- Summer: March 1
- Submit a resume detailing your work experience and background (if applicable).
- Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English. Those who do not hold a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from the United States, OR a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from a predetermined country on the waiver list, must meet the minimum language proficiency score requirement in order to be considered for admission.
- A minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based; 80 internet-based; 53 PTE, or 6.5 IELTS is required for this program.
Students who have not taken an undergraduate data structures course or an introductory communication networks course with a grade of “B-” or better in each course must do so before they will be allowed to continue in the program.
|CSCI 3320/8325||DATA STRUCTURES (or equivalent)||3|
|CSCI 3550/8555||COMMUNICATION NETWORKS (or equivalent)||3|
|If a required course is waived, it must be replaced with another course from the electives listed below.|
|CSCI 8210||ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS||3|
|CSCI 8620||MOBILE COMPUTING AND WIRELESS NETWORKS||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|LARGE SCALE NETWORK ANALYSIS ALGORITHMS|
|GRAPH THEORY & APPLICATIONS|
|DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS AND NETWORK SECURITY|
|FAULT TOLERANT DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS|