Cybersecurity Networking Certificate

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.

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