System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management
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System, networking, and lan/wan management is a program that prepares individuals to oversee and regulate the computer system and performance requirements of an entire organization or network of satellite users. includes instruction in performance balancing; redundancy; local area (lan) and wide area (wan) network management; system migration and upgrading; outage control; problem diagnosis and troubleshooting; and system maintenance, budgeting, and management.
Current award levels
Hover over the bars below to see how many people across the country completed a degree in system, networking, and lan/wan management at each level last year.
05001K2K0-1 Year Certificate1-2 Year CertificateAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreePostbaccalaureate CertMaster's Degree
People with this bachelor's degree have gone to work in these careers
Managers (specialized areas)Computer support specialistsApplications and systems softw...Computer network architects Computer occupations (speciali...Producers and directorsWholesale and manufacturing sa...Financial managersEngineers (specialized areas)Computer programmersRetail salespersonsManagement analystsWeb developersService sales representativesDesigners
Computer Networking and Telecommunications majors work in these careers, which are sized by percentage of majors in the career (at least 1%) and colored by the predominant level of education.
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Race/origin of recent graduates
Here is an overview of race/origin for all system, networking, and lan/wan management graduates from this last academic year. We found a lower percentage of international graduates than in 55% of other programs.
Race/Origin
White
Black
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian
Multiracial
Not Reported
International
Context: Percentage of Minority Graduates
Minority students comprise a lower percentage of graduates than in 50% of other programs.
Gender
Of all people with any degree in system, networking, and lan/wan management earned in the last academic year, 14% were women.
Gender
Men
Women
Context: Percentage women
This is a lower percentage of women than 83% of other programs.
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Recommended careers
Following are the jobs recommended for those who study Computer Networking and Telecommunications (which combines 2 programs). These are listed in order of highest nationwide employment.
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Staring Salaries and College Debt by Award
How are students who recently completed a degree in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management doing?

New data from College Scorecard gives us a glimpse into the earnings and debt for recent graduates in their first year or two after leaving school. Shown is the distribution of the medians reported for all schools with graduates in the given program/award level.

Starting salaries by award level
$22K$33K$46K$89K$0$20K$40K$60K$80K$100K$120KMaster's DegreeBachelor's DegreeAssociate's DegreeCertificate
Median cumulative federal loan amount
$10K$24K$36K$56K$0$20K$40K$60K$80KMaster's DegreeBachelor's DegreeAssociate's DegreeCertificate
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What careers are recommended with this degree?

Is this degree preparing you for a career with a salary you want? Are there lots of openings in the near future? The Department of Education suggests these careers as a starting list, and Ididio hopes that if the career you're most interested in doesn't appear here, you will head over to our careers site and learn more about paths to your best career.

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Salary Spread
Salary distribution for people in this occupation
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
How much school?
Education level of people in this occupation
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Employed
The number of people employed in this occupation
Growth Rate
The projected percentage growth in employment for this occupation in 10 years
Annual Job Openings
The projected average number of job openings per year
Computer Network Support Specialists
$0$200K$63K
191,300
6.4%
17,400
Information Security Analysts
$0$200K$98K
112,300
31.6%
12,800
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What schools offer this program?
Explore schools that offer system, networking, and lan/wan management degrees and certificates

We've created a list of schools that offer this program for the level you select. We've also chosen a few facts about each school that give you an idea of the educational quality each school might offer:

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.

  • Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).

  • Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.

We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually. You can filter the list by award level and by state. Clicking on any table headers will sort the table by that column, and clicking on any row sends you to Ididio's school profile.

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School
State
Total enrollment
Student to Full-time Faculty Ratio
Average Net Price
Repayment Rate
6-year Completion Rate
ABCO Technology
CA
35
23.5
$15,241
Alcorn State University
MS
3,124
22.3
$14,923
33%
31%
Asher College
CA
794
32.9
$16,874
53%
70%
Belmont College
OH
829
28.1
$5,166
46%
25%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
WV
2,015
26.3
$5,954
47%
34%
Bryant & Stratton College - Albany
NY
365
33.7
$12,274
28%
38%
Bryant & Stratton College - Amherst
NY
237
38.1
$11,930
28%
40%
Bryant & Stratton College - Buffalo
NY
521
33.2
$12,908
28%
22%
Bryant & Stratton College - Cleveland
OH
215
33.5
$16,595
28%
14%
Bryant & Stratton College - Greece
NY
196
57.2
$12,107
28%
31%
Bryant & Stratton College - Hampton
VA
225
42.5
$15,885
28%
25%
Bryant & Stratton College - Henrietta
NY
145
21.0
$12,759
28%
30%
Bryant & Stratton College - Online
NY
5,064
145.4
$13,747
28%
20%
Bryant & Stratton College - Southtowns
NY
226
24.6
$15,845
28%
43%
Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse
NY
486
27.9
$10,010
28%
26%
Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North
NY
225
24.0
$10,593
28%
42%
Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach
VA
438
23.5
$13,746
28%
31%
Bunker Hill Community College
MA
8,133
56.5
$7,232
55%
19%
Butler Community College
KS
5,851
39.8
$8,223
54%
24%
California Institute of Arts & Technology
CA
863
32.3
$33,159
Explore similar programs

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management is part of a larger collection of programs: Computer Sciences and Information Technology. Is there a different program that's close to System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.

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Graduates
Award Levels
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Bachelor's
Graduate
Gender
Men
Women
Race/Origin
White
Minority
International
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