Additional information available on the Computer Networking Department website.
The Cyber Security certificate prepares students for an entry level position in the fields of cyber security and computer networking. This certificate provides a foundation for students to achieve industry certifications, such as CompTIA’s Security+ and EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker. Students completing the certificate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of networking basics, network security risks, cyber security threats & countermeasures, specialized hardware & software defenses, and forensic analysis. Students entering this certificate program should have a good foundation in math and reading, as well as basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows and internet browsers.
Students may be advised to take additional courses to prepare them for the certificate program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Cyber Security certificate program, students should be able to:
- Build and configure networks using routers and switches
- Evaluate cyber risks and associated security countermeasures
- Design network defense strategies