Computer Networking in Massachusetts

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering computer networking courses in Massachusetts!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Massachusetts students graduate with degrees in computer networking. In other words, every year an estimated 393 computer network administrators graduate from Massachusetts' 29 computer networking schools.

Top Schools

Boston University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a computer networking program. It is located in Boston. In 2010, Boston University graduated 3 students from its computer networking program. Tuition at Boston University was $39,864 per year.

Northeastern University, which was ranked 18th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a computer networking program. It is located in Boston. In 2010, Northeastern University graduated 57 students from its computer networking program. Tuition at Northeastern University was $36,792 per year.

Wentworth Institute of Technology, which is located in Boston, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a computer networking program. It received a ranking of 40th in the country in 2010. 39 students graduated with degree in computer networking from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2010. Wentworth Institute of Technology charged in-state students $23,845 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Massachusetts' computer networking schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,248 per year, though tuition can range from $39,864 per year to $3,144 per year. In 2010, the computer networking schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Massachusetts were:

  1. Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
  2. Northeastern University - located in Boston, students are charged $36,792 per year
  3. Wentworth Institute of Technology - located in Boston, students are charged $23,845 per year

The computer networking schools in Massachusetts that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Holyoke Community College - located in Holyoke, students are charged $3,276 per year
  3. Northern Essex Community College - located in Haverhill, students are charged $3,384 per year

A computer networking degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer networking school in Massachusetts go on to work as a computer network administrator. 10,540 computer network administrators were working in Massachusetts in 2010. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of computer network administrators work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 7,200 computer network administrators
  2. Middlesex County - 1,200 computer network administrators
  3. Windham County - 770 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer network administrators in the state of Massachusetts will grow to 11,940. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, computer network administrators earn $80,280 per year. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for a computer network administrator are:

  1. Middlesex County - $79,755 per year
  2. Bristol County - $78,828 per year
  3. Windham County - $74,140 per year

The Massachusetts counties with the lowest average salary for computer network administrators are:

  1. Hartford County - $63,020 per year
  2. Franklin County - $63,130 per year
  3. Barnstable County - $67,860 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in computer networking and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer science or computer networking.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in Massachusetts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Computer Networking in Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Computer Networking in Massachusetts

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,336 miles from location American Career Institute Springfield MA n/a n/a n/a
5,281 miles from location American Career Institute Framingham MA n/a n/a n/a
5,271 miles from location American Career Institute Woburn MA n/a n/a n/a
0 miles from location American Career Institute Braintree MA n/a n/a n/a
0 miles from location American Career Institute_Cambridge Cambridge MA n/a n/a n/a
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,266 miles from location Northeastern University Boston MA 82.4476 20% 27,537
5,265 miles from location Bunker Hill Community College Charlestown MA 10.7498 n/a 11,009
5,258 miles from location Bristol Community College Fall River MA 11.2418 n/a 8,767
5,301 miles from location Quinsigamond Community College Worcester MA 10.7274 n/a 8,349
5,264 miles from location North Shore Community College Danvers MA 11.9872 n/a 7,968
5,257 miles from location Massasoit Community College Brockton MA 10.1667 n/a 7,941
5,342 miles from location Holyoke Community College Holyoke MA 13.31 n/a 7,473
5,271 miles from location Northern Essex Community College Haverhill MA 9.60858 n/a 7,385
5,337 miles from location Springfield Technical Community College Springfield MA 13.0038 n/a 6,782
5,315 miles from location Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner MA 10.945 n/a 4,761
5,218 miles from location Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable MA 8.73914 n/a 4,657
5,266 miles from location Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston MA 60.4825 38% 3,808
5,261 miles from location Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center Brockton MA 22.9763 n/a 875
5,267 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Somerville MA 21.9743 n/a 859
5,282 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Lowell MA 21.998 n/a 735
5,266 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute Charlestown MA 22.8623 n/a 619
5,270 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington Wilmington MA 23.8766 100% 587
5,269 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Norwood Norwood MA 20.6803 100% 530
5,265 miles from location Bay State School of Technology Canton MA 32.8264 n/a 333
5,260 miles from location University of Phoenix-Boston Campus Braintree MA 8.97304 n/a 236
5,273 miles from location Motoring Technical Training Institute Seekonk MA 29.3002 85% 185
5,266 miles from location Gibbs College-Boston Boston MA 12.8284 n/a 158
5,270 miles from location Millennium Training Institute Woburn MA 29.7592 90% 153
 

Curious what studying Computer Networking gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Massachusetts

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Network and computer systems administrators + 10,320 $77,600
2
Forensic science technicians + 40 $81,950
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer networking related jobs in Massachusetts