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BS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Minor: Network Technology: Cisco specialization


Because virtually every business requires computer networks that are secure, efficient, and powerful, network-technology skills are highly valued across all industries. Capella University's online Bachelor's in Cisco® Training and Network Technology degree program prepares you to design and administer integrated networks.

Through courseroom study, real-world learning scenarios, and valuable exposure to industry-standard tools, you'll learn to design and administer Cisco® networks. The curriculum includes planning, designing, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco® environments, ranging from small, local networks to enterprise-wide, integrated networks.

Specific topics include cloud computing, security, wireless networks, and RFID architectures. Because our courses are modeled on professional certification standards, you can gain the educational background to help you prepare for Cisco® certification examinations while earning your BS.


To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

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With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing master's-level credit as your earn your bachelor degree. Combined degree options are designated bachelor's and master's degree programs, with a set of shared master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money when combining the degree options.

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Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Network Technology and minor in Cisco® from Capella, you'll evaluate the effectiveness of implementing a Cisco-based design through collaboration and the support of IT tools. You'll also learn how to design effective IT solutions for business IT environments using Cisco practices, policies standards and technologies. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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People with Bachelor's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $42,000more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Network Technology and minor in Cisco® include information technology specialist, LAN administrator, network administrator, network analyst, network engineer or security system manager. Potential workplaces include: corporation, educational institution, government, health care organization, nonprofit organization, small business or technology company.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

Earn credit for what you already know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based prior learning assessment.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5836 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.