Information Security Specialist

Certificate Program
IS81

Program Description
The information security specialist certificate is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles and techniques required in the field of computer information systems. Program graduates receive an Information security specialist certificate. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in information security. (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the networking or information security degree or diploma program.

Employment Opportunities
Information security specialists in business and industrial firms, financial institutions, government agencies, software developers, and Internet Service Providers

1st SEMESTER
6 Hours

CIST 1601 Information Security Fund

CIST 1602 Security Policies & Procedures

2nd SEMESTER
8 Hours

CIST 2601 Implement Operating Systms Security

CIST 2602 Network Security


3rd SEMESTER
8 Hours

CIST 2611 Implement Internet/Intranet Firewall

CIST 2612 Computer Forensics


22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites which are not included in the above curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions.

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