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Information Technology and Administrative Management

College of Education and Professional Studies

Network Administration and Management Specialization

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Administrative Management - Network Administration and Management Specialization

Students in this specialization design, construct, and manage the network infrastructure vital to modern business operations. They can make appropriate recommendations for hardware and software, communicate technical information clearly to a variety of audiences, effectively lead teams, and stay current with emerging trends in a rapidly advancing technological environment. 

The advanced networking administration and management courses are complemented by a core foundation of relevant and current human-centered skills in:

Soft Skills

Hard Skills

  • management and leadership
  • project management
  • business communications
  • financial management
  • ethics
  • professional selling
  • customer relationship management
  • database management
  • wireless communications
  • web development
  • server management
  • computer applications
  • workstation administration

Graduates secure positions as network administrators, network analysts, network managers, data communication analysts, network operations analysts, network specialists, network technicians, computer support specialists, network engineers, and user support specialists. CWU ITAM students can also receive a significant discount on vouchers for taking their CompTIA certification exams.

Program Availability

Ellensburg Campus



Program Requirements for the 2019-2020 Catalog

Core Curriculum

ADMG201Introduction to Business3
ADMG285Sustainable Decision Making4
ADMG302Financial Analysis5
ADMG371Administrative Management4
ADMG372Leadership and Supervision4
ADMG374Project Management5
ADMG385Business Communication and Report Writing4
IT165Seeing Through the Data4
IT202Change Ready: Tech Skills for Leaders4
IT238Introduction to Cyberwarfare4
IT248Web Fundamentals4
IT260Integrated IT Applications4
IT301IT Security, Privacy and Ethics4
IT468Projects In Database4
RMT340Principles of Selling4
RMT366Customer Relationship Management4
RMT379IT Management Career Planning1
IT490Cooperative Education (Internship)8-12

Core Credits: 74-78


Specialization Courses:

IT362Wireless Communication4
IT456Advanced Networking4
IT459Workstation Administration4
IT463Computer Network Management4
IT466Open Source Server Management4
IT467Network Security4
IT487Network Capstone4

Specialization Credits: 28

Total Program Credits: 102-106

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