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    Sep 30, 2022  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity Certificate

No. of Credit: 21

Contact: Christopher Estes, Acting Chair, Business

This certificate program prepares students who are currently employed in the cybersecurity field as well as those without prior work experience to develop the foundational IT and cybersecurity skills and knowledge required of practitioners within a variety of cybersecurity related settings.

All of the credits in this certificate apply towards the Cybersecurity AAS Degree program. Students will take classes that will help to prepare for the following entry level cybersecurity industry certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, and Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA).

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 16.

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Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

Course Indicators: English Composition (E), Arts (A), Cultural and Global Awareness (C), Humanities (H), Biological/Physical Sciences (S), Social/Behavioral Sciences (B), Mathematics (M)