Computer Networking

An Operational Essential

Computer networks are essential to the effective operation of modern-day businesses, organizations and individuals, enabling them to share resources and information efficiently and safely. A Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking from Wentworth prepares you to excel in this growing field.

Helping the Net Work

In this degree program, you will build valuable knowledge and skills in computer networks, operating systems, World Wide Web programming, databases, IT and project management, systems analysis and network and Web security. You’ll also have the chance to take exciting electives such as Introduction to Forensics and Human-Computer Interaction, and to benefit from hands-on exploration in our high-availability networking lab.

After completing your coursework and two required co-op semesters, you’ll be proficient at solving real-world computer networking problems and ready to embark on a productive career in computer networking or a related field.

Accreditation

The Computer Networking program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Learn more about Computer Networking at Wentworth.

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Career Outcomes

The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.

View our comprehensive Class of 2019 report here. Find the Class of 2018 report here, the Class of 2017 report here, the Class of 2016 report here, and the Class of 2015 report here.

If you are a member of the Class of 2022 please complete this years Career Outcomes survey here.

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First Destination

First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates.  At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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