The Computer Networking program is a joint effort between the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, in collaboration with the College of Management. It is intended for students with Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate degrees who wish to pursue careers in operations, services, development, and research in the networking and IT industry. It addresses the needs of the networking industry in North Carolina, and, as such, it is consistent with the land-grant mission of the University. This is an exciting program that offers a wide variety of technical courses in computer networking, and optionally management courses, for a truly unique educational opportunity.

Students may apply for admission to the M.S. in Computer Networking degree through either the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.