The Cyber Security Specialist program includes six courses to prepare students to achieve System Administrator and Network Security Skills and knowledge. Completion of these courses will demonstrate skills in Network Infrastructure and Security. Upon completion of the program, the candidate will know how to plan, configure, and operate simple WAN and switched LAN networks as well as know how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. The coursework and practice tests within the program prepare students to sit for the following Industry Certification exams: MTA Server Fundamentals, CompTIA Server+, MTA Networking, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CCNA, CySA+, and Certified Ethical Hacker.
The Cyber Security Specialist program is designed for individuals seeking a career as an information technology (IT) professional working in the typically complex computing environment of medium to large organization. The student will also have developed professional skills to assist in the obtainment of work and promotion in the IT industry.