Program Description

The IT-Information Security Certificate addresses today’s security needs related to Security +, Command Line Shells and Shell Scripting, and Ethical Hacking. Students develop skills to program for security, detect vulnerability, and mitigate risk. Upon completing this certificate, students will be ready to sit for the CompTIA Security+ industry certification. In order to be successful in this certificate, students should have completed Linux Server 1 (10-150-122), CISCO 2 – Network Communications 2 (10-150-186), and Windows Server 1 (10-150-121) OR have the appropriate industry experience to be successful.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Recognize and respond to network attacks
  • Use security tools
  • Identify security strategies

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Information Security Officer
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Information Security Specialist

Courses

The IT - Information Security Certificate is a 9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

COMMAND-LINE SHELLS AND SHELL SCRIPTING 1 1.00
COMMAND-LINE SHELLS AND SHELL SCRIPTING 2 1.00
COMMAND-LINE SHELLS AND SHELL SCRIPTING 3 1.00
PROGRAMMING FOR SECURITY PROS 1.00
FOOTPRINTING AND SOCIAL ENGINEERING 1.00
VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS 1.00
SECURITY+ 1 1.00
SECURITY+ 2 1.00
SECURITY+ 3 1.00
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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the IT - Information Security Certificate Earns You:

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.