Degree in Networking

Information networking and telecommunications (INT) is an IT degree that gives students dual career paths in IT on both the business and technical sides. Smart homes, smart phones, cyber security, and data centers require INT professionals to make things work.

We teach you to "think like a hacker." 

Healthcare, government agencies and private companies need INT professionals to lead them in the best ways to secure and protect their data.

"We teach you IT leadership and professional skills."

Within the INT program, you can win championships at CCDC (, mingle with some of the top companies in the region and nation as well as learning on the latest industry platforms.

As an INT professional, you could:
Students in the information networking and telecommunications lab
Students cabling a network in the INT lab
  • Manage web servers
  • Analyze & configure to fend off hackers
  • Link employees in your company to wireless
  • Manage routers and switches in a data center
  • Implement services like YouTube or GMail
  • Help your business interconnect to resources 
  • Setup and manage your company's voice network (videoconferencing, VoIP, telephony, unified messaging) 
  • Lead your company in best security practices
  • Manage an IT team

Our field is growing, growing, GROWING... According to the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics the fastest growing occupations from 2004 to 2014 include:
  • Network systems and data communication analysts
  • Network and computer systems administrators

Our 4-year degree program is a mixture of technical and managerial content which gives our students an edge in the information technology world. In our program, there is no computer programming, just networking.

    Managerial Content:
  • Information networking and telecommunications literacy
  • Project management
  • Leadership and management
  • Information networking law and public policy
  • Trends and Issues
  • Internship

Network cables in the information networking and telecommunications lab
    Technical Content:
  • Electricity/Electronics
  • LAN/WAN Network Design
  • Switching & Routing
  • Network Security & Identity Management
  • Telephony & VoIP
  • Internship