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Networks Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Networks Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) is appropriate for computer scientists or computer engineers who wish to understand the Internet, network organization, major network protocols and the principles behind them, wireless networks, network security, and the simulation and performance of network applications. Prospective students may be recent graduates holding a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field or be more experienced professionals seeking to enhance their skill set.

Curriculum
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The Networks Certificate of Graduate Study program requires 12 total semester hours (s.h.) for completion. There is no thesis requirement.

The following courses make up the Networks Certificate of Graduate Study program.

Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 12 S.H.
CS 06510 Computer Networks 3
CS 06505 Wireless Networks And Systems 3
CS 07575 Advanced TCP/IP and Internet Protocols and Technologies 3
CS 06512 Network Security 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives (including motivation for application to the program)
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of official GRE test results is highly recommended
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