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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity, Certificate (786)

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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South

The certificate program, designed primarily for students who already have a college degree, prepares students for entry-level careers related to Cybersecurity. The program objectives are based on the guidelines in the Cybersecurity Workforce Framework published by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS).

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Identify, describe and analyze vulnerabilities, threats and risks for critical information assets.
  2. Plan, implement and maintain security measures and controls to protect critical information assets.
  3. Prevent, detect, analyze and respond to system intrusions and data breaches.
  4. Analyze and evaluate emerging cybersecurity risks and solutions with creative and critical thinking and research skills.

Certificate Requirements

Total: 6 Credits

Total: 13 Credits

Total: 6 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 22-25

1CIT 115  may be waived with instructor approval.

2CIT 285 - Cybersecurity Capstone , must be taken in the final semester.

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