Network Administration

UA South's small campus atmosphere offers students the advantage of individualized instruction and support while also providing access to the resources of one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Network Administration offers students the opportunity to pursue careers in Network Administration, System Administration, Network Engineering, IT management or Network Technology. The degree serves students who have earned an Applied Associates Degree, or those who have working experience in a related field.

Courses include Cisco Networking, wireless networking, IA/computer security, cloud computing, ethics, budgeting and technical writing. Students leave the program with expanded technical skills as well as the soft skills needed for career progression.

Network Administration is offered in the following locations: Sierra Vista, Pima County, Mesa, Pinal County

The Network Administration program requires a supplemental program application in addition to admission to The University of Arizona. The minimum entrance requirements include:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in your most recent 60 units
  • AAS degree or employment background in Network Administration or IT field
  • Resume
  • Goal Statement

If you do not have an AAS in Networking or other IT experience, some of the following courses at Pima College, Cochise College, or Central Arizona College, or similar courses at other institutions, are advised to be completed before applying for admission:

  • Pima: CIS 119, 134, 170, 171, 172, 173
  • Cochise: CIS 150, 160, 232, 236, 238, 266
  • Central Arizona College: CIS 121, 130, 152, 153

Please review the program application and contact us if you have any questions about the transferability of your credits, your admissibility to the program, or the application process. For full application instructions, please visit http://uas.arizona.edu/admissions.

UA South maintains a variety of tools to help you plan your education. We include them here for your reference. To make a personalized plan for your UA South education, contact an academic advisor.

UA Degree Search provides an overview of the Network Administration major, four year plans, and career opportunities.

Pathway Agreements guide students who are earning specific community college degrees. Pathways allow students to complete an Associate’s degree at Central Arizona College, Cochise College or Pima Community College and a Bachelor’s degree at UA South, earning a total of 120 units. UA South has developed direct pathways for specific colleges; however students can transfer from other institutions and should contact an academic advisor to find out how.

Academic Advisement Reports are the degree audit for students once they have been admitted into their chosen major at UA South. The Network Administration AAR contains lists of applicable classes to be used to satisfy graduation requirements.

Please contact an Academic Advisor if you are interested in this program.
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Minor Offered: No
Program Type: Bachelor of Applied Science
Program Career Level: Undergraduate Degree
Locations Offered: Sierra Vista, Pima County, Mesa, Pinal County