Network Engineering Certificate

Certificate #295

Est.imated Completion Time: 12 months

Starts: Fall, Spring

Subspecialty Code: 5312L

Program Area: Cyber and Information Systems, Naval Engineering

POC: Program Manager

Modality: Distance Learning


The Network Engineering Certificate is comprised of three or four courses (EC3710, EC4745 and one or two elective courses). Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be awarded a certificate of completion from the Naval Postgraduate School. The Network Engineering Certificate addresses the design, implementation, traffic, signaling and performance analysis of modern enterprise and telecommunications network infrastructures integrating both wired and wireless media.

Courses required

Course Details
Course 1 EC4745
Course 2 Choose one of the following:
  • EC3710
  • CS3502
Courses 3–4 Choose 2 of the following:
  • EC4725
  • EC4785
  • EC4710
  • EC4430
  • EC3795


  • Baccalaureate degree

Learning Outcomes

Introduce students to evolving cellular technology, including the foundations of 5G and 6G.

Application Information

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  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin

  •  15 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations end