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

Gainful Employment


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS

Essential Technical Courses

 

22

Information Security Fundamentals

CIST 1601

3

Security Policies and Procedures

CIST 1602

3

Implementing Operating Systems Security

CIST 2601

4

Network Security

CIST 2602

4

Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls

CIST 2611

4

Computer Forensics

CIST 2612

4

 

Total Hours

22

**Suggested First Semester classes: CIST 1601 and CIST 1602

Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.