Computer networking specialists are being called upon more and more to safeguard individual, company, and government information through evolving security processes. Computer networks have become the communications backbone of large and small businesses.
The increasing spread of network technology, combined with the intricacy of that technology, means that a graduate from an IT program will be walking into a growing field that promises to continue to provide challenges and demands for many years to come.
ECE 5484: Computer System Architecture
Prerequisites: Knowledge of programming languages such as Java, C, C++, or C#; offered fall, spring, summer
ECE 5485: Network Architecture & Protocols I
Prerequisites: ECE 5484; offered fall 2015 (offered every other fall)
ECE 5486: Network Architecture & Protocols II
Prerequisites: ECE 5485; offered spring 2016 (offered every other spring)
Virginia Tech has more than 15 years of serving as an industry leader in online master of information technology programs, and was recently ranked #2 in U.S. News & World Report, along with the following distinctions:
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