Cybersecurity Networking Certificate

STEM & Advanced Manufacturing
The STEM & Advanced Manufacturing field encompasses computer science and information technology, engineering technologies, life sciences and more. These programs prepare students for the modern day high-tech environment, and offer a combination of design, production, technology, mathematics and problem-solving skills.

Cybersecurity Networking Certificate

This certificate provides students with the skills necessary for entry level work in network security specialist positions, specifically System Administration. After successful completion of the certificate, students will be able to set up, network, and manage basic computer systems in the area of security; as well as be prepared for certifications in Cisco CCNA Security, CompTIASecurity+, and elements of (ISC)2 Security programs.

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Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Set up and secure a small to medium size network

  • Recognize the potential security threats facing modem networks

  • Secure network environment using firewalls, VPNs and other tools

  • Monitor for signs of intrusion Perform configuration on routers, switches, hardware security appliances

  • Perform basic system administration including management of system accounts

  • Apply critical thinking skills in order to resolve troubleshooting and security issues

CSCI116N Networking Basics 2 2 3
CSCI150N Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 2 3
CSCI170N Linux Essentials 2 2 3
CSCI204N Administering Windows Servers 2 2 3
CSCI210N Advanced Windows Servers 2 2 3
CSCI216N Routing and Switching Essentials 3 3 4
CSCI217N Scaling Networks 2 2 3
CSCI250N Security 2 2 3
Total Credits 25
Prerequisites: CSCI101N PC Architecture and OS, CSCI104N Introduction to Telecommunications, 
OR permission of instructor.