Network and Telecommunications Management
Network and telecommunications systems are the backbone of the information age. They include systems we use every day, such as the internet, text messaging, and watching TV. Their main goal is to send a message from one point to another without losing or changing the message.
Professionals in the field design and manage networks. They keep up with technology trends and adapt networks to meet current needs.
The Network and Telecommunications Management major studies the theory and application of cutting-edge technology. We also cover policy issues dealing with data, image, video, and voice delivery. Understanding these policies is essential when designing and managing networks.
Point of Pride
The School of Information Technology’s mentoring program pairs students with alumni working out in the field. Nearly 80 students participate in the program.
Why study Network and Telecommunications Management?
Studying Network and Telecommunication Management at Illinois State leads to many career options. Our graduates are competitive in the job market. Many hold leadership positions at networking companies and Fortune 500 corporations.
This major is full of hands-on learning experiences. You'll set up wired and wireless networks and implement other cutting-edge network technologies, like software-defined networking. You also get the opportunity to oversee and secure critical networks.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!