Top School in San Diego for a Networking Management Degree

San Diego, CA, has ten schools with programs in networking management. Find the best program for you by reading about one of these schools' rankings, program offerings and tuition info.

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Few schools in San Diego provide studies directly in networking management, though a few schools have programs with relevant coursework or areas of concentration. The majority of schools offering networking management programs in San Diego are private nonprofit or for-profit institutions. Based on ranking and total number of degrees awarded in the field of study, the following university is considered a top school in San Diego for networking management:

  • Winner: The University of California - San Diego grants the highest number of degrees relating to networking management in the city. It is also the second-largest public university granting these degrees and the only postsecondary institution in San Diego awarding doctorates in computer science. In addition to a doctoral degree, students can earn a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science.

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Category University of California - San Diego
Ranking #37 among Best National Universities (2015)*
Location La Jolla, California
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $13,271 (in-state); $36,149 (out-of-state)**
Computer Science Degrees Offered Bachelor's, master's and doctoral
Computer Science Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013 311**
Most Popular Computer Science Degree in 2012-2013 Bachelor's (212 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 86%**
Noteworthy Computer science programs ranked #15 among national universities and #11 among global universities (2015)*

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator

University of California - San Diego

  • Computer science faculty have earned numerous awards, fellowships and other honors
  • Students can join chapters of various organizations, such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Computer Science and Engineering Society
  • The Department of Computer Science and Engineering works with research centers such as the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the Center for Networked Systems

The University of California - San Diego consists of six undergraduate colleges and five graduate and professional schools. It enrolls nearly 30,000 students each year. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering features graduate and undergraduate degree programs such as the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Science.

Preparing individuals for graduate-level studies or entry-level work in such fields as network administration, computer graphics and artificial intelligence, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program provides students with foundational knowledge in general computing principles and applications. The curriculum includes courses like computer network architecture, algorithm mathematics and parallel computing. Students can also pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, which includes a greater number of courses outside of the major area of study.

The Master of Science in Computer Science program allows students to select a thesis option, comprehensive examination option or a combination of both paths. Seminars and graduate-level courses include computer communication networks, database systems structuring and social factors in technology. The highly-customizable, research-oriented Ph.D. in Computer Science program allows students to investigate areas in the field that peak their specific interests. Primary areas of research expertise at UC - San Diego related to network communications are database systems, computer systems and artificial intelligence.

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