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Environmental & Applied Technology

Cyber Security Specialist Certificate of Specialization

These certificates offer specific training for either entry-level positions or to augment related programs such as Network Administration, Web Development, Business Office Technology or Graphic Design. The certificates are designed to demonstrate a relatively narrow expertise or skill area that may be used to attain a computer industry “niche” job.

Students who complete the requirements below qualify for a certificate in that area of emphasis. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Perform system scan and reconnaissance to determine vulnerabilities, then create a report showing vulnerabilities and recommendations for rectifying the cited weaknesses.

Certificate Requirements

CIS-125Network+ Certification3
CIS-190Windows Operating System3
or CIS-191 Linux Operating System
CIS-209Cisco CyberOps3
or CIS-263 Fundamentals of Network Security
CIS-264Ethical Cybersecurity Hacking3
CIS-265Computer Forensics Fundamentals3
Total Units15