Award: Certificate (code CRT.CIS.NET-SEC-ADV)
Total Credit Hours: 16 credit hours.
About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department
Purpose: Provides students with the hands-on skills and knowledge to protect cyber computer networks. Skills covered include the design and implementation of firewalls, IDS, wireless security, cryptography, Linux security, Windows security, among others. In addition to network security fundamentals students will learn valuable defense and countermeasures.
Range of Occupations
- Internet security specialist
- IT compliance specialist
- IT manager
- Network administrator
- Network analyst
- Systems analyst
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center at http://www.aacc.edu/resources/careers-and-employment/career-services/.
Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid.