Program Type: Career Program

Pathway: Technology

Program Total: 16 Credits

Program Description

This certificate will help to prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of Cybersecurity. Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue CompTIA's Security+ certification. Students wishing to pursue an A.A.S. degree may apply these credits to the Cybersecurity A.A.S. degree. Students are also encouraged to obtain the Cisco CCNA Preparation Certificate, which also may be applied to the Cybersecurity A.A.S. degree program.

Graduates of the Cybersecurity Certificate will be able to:

  • Identify and remove network security vulnerabilities and threats
  • Monitor the security infrastructure to analyze network problems and traffic flow
  • Create and enforce an organizational security policy including contingency plans
Required Courses

INT-1010 Introduction to Information Technology Credits: 3 Credits (Computer Literacy Program Requirement)

INT-1700 Understanding Operating Systems Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

FOS-2600 Computer Forensics I Credits: 3 Credits (Program Elective) or

INT-2690 CISSP Preparation Credits: 3 Credits (Program Elective)

INT-1620 Security+ Preparation Credits: 3 (Program Requirement; Critical Course)

INT-2681 Ethical Hacking Certification Preparation Credits: 4 (Program Requirement)

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