• Information Technology Department

DIPLOMA IN NETWORKING SPECIALIZATION

Goal:

The Diploma offered at the end of the networking program prepares students as network specialists in the field of information and networking technology through the study of related and relevant networking concepts, with practice on its various aspects like hardware, operating systems, security and management.

Objectives:

At the end of the program, the students should be able to:

  • Apply essential networking skills, including installing, configuring, securing and troubleshooting the devices, protocols and services within a given network infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate sufficient programming skills for network-related applications.
  • Become capable of making the choice of a method by describing its advantages and limitations

Outcomes:

The graduates should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively, individually and in a team through group work and presentations.
  • Understand the characteristics of the numerical method to correctly interpret the results.
  • Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches.
  • Explain the importance of data networks and the Internet in supporting business communications and everyday activities.
  • Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks.
  • Configure and verify routing protocol operations in a small routed network.
  • Identify and describe the methods to mitigate security threats to networks.
  • Develop network applications using high level languages and database skills.
  • Learn to acquire new skills, independently, in order to retain their current level of skills.
  • emonstrate the basic skills for career development.

Career Opportunities:

  • Network Technician
  • Field Service Technician‎
  • Desktop Support Analyst
  • Help Desk Tier 2 Support
  • Support Specialist‎

Industry Certifications:

  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTia A+)
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT 100-105 ICND1 )
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) 100-105 ICND1
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) 200-105 ICND2

BACHELOR IN NETWORKING SPECIALIZATION

Goal:

The Bachelor in Networking program provides qualified networking graduates who gained a high level of understanding of the current and emerging future networking technologies, and developed skills which are highly-needed in the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) industry.

Objectives :

At the end of the program the student should be able to:

  • Apply technical skills in networking operations and administration.
  • Design and configure networking components for LAN & WAN operations.
  • Demonstrate high quality communication skills and professional behavior.

Outcomes:

The graduates should be able to:

  • Use effective communication skills within the workplace and facilitate ethical behavior
  • Understand the basic switching concepts and perform the operations of switches.
  • Demonstrate the key concepts of project management.
  • Understand and apply the knowledge of statistics in the field of ICT.
  • Learn to acquire skills in computer security & auditing and enable them to build secured networking infrastructure.
  • Understand and recognize the computer architecture of the latest PC’s.
  • Design and simulate client-server based applications using LAN & WAN technologies.
  • Discuss the WAN technologies and network services required by enterprise networks.
  • Recognize various wireless network protocols and its implementation
  • Learn to administrate common services deployed on various servers.
  • Design of computer networks by using network programming concepts.
  • Demonstrate and apply practical skills gained from different networking concepts and techniques

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to build simple local area networks (LAN) that integrate IP addressing schemes, provide foundational network security, and perform basic configurations for routers and switches.
  • Ability to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN.
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks, and learn to identify and protect against cybersecurity threats.
  • Knowledgeable in software-defined networking, including controller-based architectures and how application programming interfaces (APIs) enable network automation.

Soft Skills:

  1. Communication
  2. Teamwork
  3. Adaptability
  4. Problem-Solving
  5. Creativity
  6. Work Ethic
  7. Interpersonal
  8. Time Management
  9. Leadership
  10. Attention to Detail

Career Opportunities:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • IT Manager
  • Network Administrator / Security Administrator / Server Administrator
  • Network Security / Cyber Security Specialist
  • Network Operations Analyst / Cyber Security Analyst
  • Network / Security Engineer
  • IP Engineer
  • Network Programmer
  • Sales and Project Engineer
  • Network / Security Technician
  • Desktop Technician

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