The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Cybersecurity: Network and Systems Security Administration Certificate of Achievement provides a course of study that prepares students to implement and administer a secure Information Technology (IT) environment. As a significant upgrade to the traditional IT Administrator role, it is foundational to further study in the cybersecurity field. This certificate focuses on the requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) to securely maintain Microsoft Systems and Cisco networks, including the ability to learn and manage other vendor platforms.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate ability to work as a team member in an information technology group which designs, evaluates, tests, installs and maintains corporate computer systems and networks.
- Communicate clearly and professionally as an Information Technology (IT) professional, in written and verbal formats.
- Apply basic knowledge of secure computer networks and systems in assisting individuals and organizations with IT services and solutions.