Capella University

MS - Network Management


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Network Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Prepare to lead teams and expand your career opportunities as you develop the skills to design, implement, and maintain diverse network environments that meet business needs. With this online Master's program in Network Management, you'll build the capabilities to develop and implement your organization's business strategies by exploring network management best practice, examining new ideas in the field and learning to use data and analytics. You'll also strengthen your knowledge of current hardware and software trends and explore the ramifications that increasingly complex networks have on the related areas of security and privacy. Because the curriculum was shaped by a panel of business leaders, IT consultants, and other industry experts, you'll focus on the specific issues that IT managers have identified as the greatest challenges faced by the industry today. With instructors who have deep, in-the-trenches IT experience, you'll gain real-world insight and valuable mentoring. And with a specialized path for career changers, this program also offers those transitioning into the field a separate course sequence to build foundational knowledge before encountering advanced IT concepts.

With your Master's in Network Management from Capella, you'll learn to manage complex enterprise technology systems, and design an enterprise architecture as the organizing logic for business processes and IT infrastructure. You'll also evaluate data to create business intelligence and data modeling that drives strategic decision-making.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Network Management include adjunct or part-time faculty, consultant, director, network management/network operations, infrastructure manager, senior network manager or vice president of networking operations. Potential workplaces include: community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, or military.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Eligibility Requirements:

Doctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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