Principles of Cybersecurity (CVCSCP)

Advanced Certificate

This program is designed to meet the emerging demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals within the information technology industry and business community. This certificate program provides an in-depth examination of cybersecurity technology with an emphasis on executing a vulnerability analysis of an organization network and network hardening. The student will be trained to use various tools to analyze networks for vulnerabilities and secure networks through the application of various defense mechanisms including firewalls, intrusion detection and Virtual Private Networks (VPN).

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

This program is designed to meet the emerging demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals within the information technology industry and business community. This certificate program provides an in-depth examination of cybersecurity technology with an emphasis on executing a vulnerability analysis of an organization network and network hardening. The student will be trained to use various tools to analyze networks for vulnerabilities and secure networks through the application of various defense mechanisms including firewalls, intrusion detection and Virtual Private Networks (VPN).

High Demand Occupation High Skill Occupation High Wage Occupation, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Completion of the Computer Networking Academy Certificate or industry experience with Linux, Windows, working at the command line of any operating system and networking.

In order to meet the requirements of the market for jobs in network security, students should have professional or educational experience in network and system administration.

Students must maintain a grade of "C" or better in the program requirements.

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Cyndi Millns
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
CSS 200   Introduction to Network Security - Security+ 4
CSS 205   Essentials of Network Penetration Testing 4
CSS 210   Network Perimeter Protection - CCNA Security 4
CSS 295   Cybersecurity Industry Certification Preparation 1
Total 13

Total Credits Required
13