B.S., IT: Network Systems Operations

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University of West Florida

Bachelor of Science, Information Technology: Network Systems Operations

This program is designed for students who want to pursue a career in the design, implementation, and maintenance of network and telecommunications systems. UWF’s IT Network Systems Operation program was named in the list of 2015 list of Best Online Programs in Information Technology on BestColleges.com.

This program prepares you to grow in your field by emphasizing a combination of multiple, marketable, skills. You will learn to develop strategies for the application of technologies in innovative ways and gain insight on the planning and organizational skills required to implement, evolve, and maintain complex systems. You’ll learn valuable concepts that will help you gain a competitive edge in your industry.

Classes are well suited for the adult learner and are available completely online. An internship opportunity ensures you have practical experience applying technological skills in a real-world setting. Be sure to ask about IT Performance Scholarships that may be available to you.

What can I do with this degree?

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:

  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Manager/Director
  • Systems Architect
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • And more!

What’s in it for you:

  • A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
  • 100% fully online classes.
  • Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
  • Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.00 from all attempted college courses. In addition, applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.00 and be in good academic standing at your most recent institution prior to enrolling at UWF.

Fewer than 60 credit hours: 

High School Academic Courses- Eligible candidates should have the following courses completed in these subject areas at the time of high school graduation: Official SAT or ACT +writing scores are required for an admission decision. We superscore, which means, we will take the best sub sectional scores from each ACT or SAT you submit. Therefore, you should submit all SAT or ACT scores for consideration.

Follow the list below:

• 4 units – English
• 4 units – Math (Algebra I and above)
• 3 units – Natural Science
• 3 units – Social Science
• 2 units – Foreign Language - Level 1 & 2 (same language)
• 2 units – Electives from areas above

A.A. degree or more than 60 credit hours: 

  • Review Admissions dates and deadlines
  • Apply
  • Send your college transcripts
  • Check your application status
  • Apply for Federal Financial Aid- school code 003955
  • Apply for a Complete Florida Scholarship
  • Request exception to immunization requirement
  • Review online course offerings
  • Contact your Academic Advisor
  • Review academic dates and deadlines
  • Review registration instructions
  • Review class schedule details
  • Pay fees