School and Ranking Info
Degree programs in computer networking can be found at about five schools in the New York, NY, area, and three of these are for-profit institutions. The top ranked school in the area is a national university in downtown New York City that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in computer networking, as well as opportunities for professional experience.
- Winner: Pace University's Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs in computer networking.
School Info Chart
|Rankings|| #173 among National Universities;
#16 among Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (2015)*
|Location||New York, NY|
|School Type||4-year, private not-for-profit|
|Tuition and Fees (2013-2014)||Undergraduate: $38,069**|
|Computer Networking Degrees Offered||Associate's, bachelor's and master's|
|Computer Networking Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||29**|
|Most Popular Computer Networking Level in 2012-2013||Associate's (25 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 entering class||51%**|
|Noteworthy||University partnership with the National Coalition for Telecommunications Education and Learning (NACTEL) helps employees of AT&T, Qwest, Verizon and other companies earn a college degree online|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report; **NCES College Navigator.
- Pervasive Computing Lab facilitates the study of small devices in relationship to computer networking and wireless technology
- Career Services Office helps Seidenberg students obtain pre-professional internships
- Study abroad option allows students to begin or pursue some of their studies overseas
Pace University is composed of six schools, including the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, where students can take computer networking classes both on campus and online. Depending on the level of study, aspiring professionals can receive training in the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), computer hardware and network security.
The Associate of Science (AS) in Applied Information Technology is offered through Pace University and NACTEL and includes concentration options in networking technologies and wireless networking. The Bachelor of Science in Professional Technology Studies program with a concentration in telecommunications is tailored to working adults with three years of experience and at least 64 college credits in computer applications, telecommunications, technical math and writing. Undergraduates can also pursue a combined Bachelor of Arts/Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science and Telecommunications program. Graduate students in the MS in Telecommunications Systems and Networks program take courses in computer science and information systems as they relate to computer networking.