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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT - Network Security Specialist Certificate

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This certificate provides students with skills for beginning a profession in cyber security. Network security specialists build firewalls, monitor computer networks to detect unauthorized users, prevent security breaches and resolve compromised environments. They play an important role in preserving information confidentiality, implementing safeguards that protect sensitive data and system integrity. Typical job titles include network security technicians, information security analysts, computer security specialists and cyber security engineers. This program helps students to prepare for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ Industry certifications.

Program Total: 22 credits

Due to the rapid change of technology in IT fields, there is a five year time limit on applying courses with IT, ITAPP, ITNET, ITPRG, and ITWEB prefixes to this program. Information Technology will accept returning student courses that are 5-7 years old if the student received a grade of “A” or “B” for the course. If the student did not receive a grade of “A” or “B” for the course and the course is older than 5 years, the course will not be accepted for completion of any degree or program. Courses beyond 7 years, with any grade, will not be accepted for this program.

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