The department offers a bachelor's program in Network Engineering and Security based on a modern five-year curriculum that provides a solid foundation in both theoretical and practical aspects of the areas of network engineering and security. The bachelor degree is awarded after successful completion of 160 credit hours.
The program aims at producing highly-skillful network and security engineers that are capable of pursuing careers related to the design, development, maintenance, and security of wired and wireless computer networking hardware and software. In addition, the graduates will be qualified to acquire internationally recognized certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA, CCNA-Security, and CCNA-Wireless) and Microsoft Certified Network Administrator (MCNA).
The graduate with a B.Sc. in network engineering and security will be able to pursue a wide range of jobs. The network engineering and security careers are (but are not limited to):
• IT Network Engineer.
• Communications Network Engineer.
• Network and Cloud Engineer.
• Network Security Engineer.
• Cloud Network Engineer.
• Systems Engineer.
• Cyber Security Analyst.
• Applications Engineer.
The department has a number of highly-qualified faculty members specialized in a broad range of areas in the field of computer networking such as Network Security, Wireless Networking, Multimedia Networking, Network Programming, and Network Administration.