Computer Network and System Administration BS Degree
Design, Secure, and Manage Computer Networks
The Computer Network and System Administration (CNSA) bachelor’s degree prepares you
for some of today’s most challenging and exciting career areas: computer network design,
administration, and security. Michigan Tech graduates are in high demand and command
excellent starting salaries.
CNSA Graduates Are Well Prepared
With a BS in CNSA, you’ll have skills and qualifications employers want: hands-on
learning and labs, co-op and internship experience, and essential skills in teamwork,
communication, troubleshooting, and critical thinking.
Build and Troubleshoot Computer Networks
CNSA majors learn to build and troubleshoot computer networks and manage enterprise
systems effectively and securely. You can tailor your classwork to fit your interests
with three technical emphasis areas:
- IT Management
- Network Engineering
Intensive Hands-on Labs
The CNSA program incorporates challenging hands-on labs in each of its technical courses.
You’ll gain experience with the latest technology. All of our labs are open 24/7.
Co-Op, Internships, and Jobs
CNSA students also take advantage of highly competitive cooperative education (co-op)
and internship opportunities. These opportunities give students excellent industry
experience in technical and non-technical areas related to the field. When you graduate
you’ll be well prepared with the skills and qualifications today’s employers are seeking.
Jobs held by CNSA graduates
- Network Engineer
- Systems Engineer
- Chief Security Officer (CSO)
- Security Specialist
- Database Administrator
- Voice over IP (VoIP) Engineer
- E-commerce Developer
- Application Developer
- Senior Interface Developer
- Network Administrator
Employers of CNSA graduates
- Progressive Insurance
- Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Cerner Medical
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Harley Davidson
- Ford Motor Company
Recent Internships: CNSA, Cybersecurity, EET
- Alliance Laundry Systems
- Boise Cascade
- C Jackson Electric and Automat
- Caterpillar, Inc.
- CCI Systems, Inc
- Consistacom, Inc.
- Cooper Power Systems
- CSX Transportation
- DTE Energy
- Extreme Engineering Solutions
- GE Aviation
- General Motors
- Georgia-Pacific Corporation
- Harley-Davidson Motor Co
- Hitachi Global Storage Tech
- Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
- Los Alamos Nat’l Lab
- Mass Electric Construction Co.
- Material Handling Services, LL
- Mercury Marine
- Michigan Consolidated Gas Co
- Michigan Tech
- MTU Systems Admin Svcs
- NewPage Corporation
- Northern Star Industries
- Nucor Steel
- Packaging Corp. of America
- Parr Instrument Co.
- Sentry Insurance A Mutual Comp
- Systems Control
- USG Interiors, Inc.
- Wausau Paper