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Cybersecurity - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: CYBR.CERTA/11.1003
Credits Required: 28
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

The Cybersecurity certificate prepares students with the entry-level knowledge needed to protect  cyberspace against physical and cyber threats. This certificate is designed to enable students to transition to the Cybersecurity AS degree and easily transfer to a college or university offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Cybersecurity Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
CIST 0101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CIST 0117 Networking I* 3
CIST 0125 Network Security * 3
CIST 0135 Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing* 3
CIST 0155 Digital Forensics * 3
CIST 0158 Networking 2* 4
CIST 0225 Information Assurance & Data Protection* 3
CIST 0235 Enterprise Security Management* 3
CIST 0245 Advanced Security Practitioner* 3
Total Hours for Cybersecurity Requirements 28
* See course syllabi for Cybersecurity course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for a Cybersecurity Certificate 28
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