System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager Major

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager is a program that prepares people to oversee and regulate the computer system and performance requirements of an entire organization or network of satellite users.

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager majors and degree programs 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.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager (use the College Search feature and enter "network management” or “systems management” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager?

As a manager (or an individual responsible for management or oversight) in this field, you plan, direct, and/or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, network administration, and computer programming.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

Publications/Magazines System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager