master in networking or certs?

From: Rod-Lists 
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My cousin has a bachelors in criminal justice but wants a change.
So which would be better Masters in networking or a certification.
Also he looking for online programs.

=============================================================== From: Dave Brockman ------------------------------------------------------ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 I believe that is commonly referred to as CCIE... Regards, dtb -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net/ iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJReGeaAAoJEMP+wtEOVbcdCE4H/1bjzDj5HmPR/yD0dDKK2v8E OpL21M/erzyvoVz5z6qkwmZ9AaLOCCocXHdGK4Pl7iizNzn6WOmjn7aQS4hGFxuY 6z9oeIItkQ0EFOprn1+Vh+3wP0hMkaEahQemhnfg4tFyc4Jy5IuiUFq/SnRMlzFF IyTouvppoyOA0RCu7SfEY2rQlqHBlYcPAWz+fX9dQJFefgq2I8qx1VFXfn50qLW8 h1BUXjs6ywQ0RTPU0ArhbB1HYAlqLVw8heORfr4+X4w0TYIhtL2pR/8eSPi1sVcd TGHVn+hZvdc60s9BFTxl3KGmg6dzkIH4CHHtGrl+nm3qsRZeiooh2ySV7Q846TA= =RUeF -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

=============================================================== From: Sean Brewer ------------------------------------------------------ It exists: http://networking.ncsu.edu/program.php Graph theory would certainly be useful. I think most people get certs, but that's not my line of work.

=============================================================== From: Bret McHone ------------------------------------------------------ SANS also has a couple masters degrees through their training programs. = It's more security than networking but its great training no matter how = you look at it. I got to take their wireless hacking class by Joshua Wright and it was = awesome stuff. -Bret wrote: