Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology


Organizations increasingly process and store data and information on computers and networks. With the growing threat of cyber attacks or security breaches of organizational databases and network infrastructure, security graduates are expected to understand information security beyond simple terminology and concepts. The Cyber Security Administration Certificate program is a concentration in the Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology. This entry-level program provides the basic skills and techniques to secure software, hardware and networks. Students learn to securely configure and administer Windows and Linux servers, which are the common environments to protect and secure an organization’s critical information assets and business systems.

This certificate is 32 quarter credit hours and may be taken as a stand-alone certificate in 12 months for part-time students, or it may be incorporated into a degree program.


What qualities should a Cyber Security Administration Certificate student have?

  • Technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to manipulate data
  • Willingness to tinker with computing infrastructure

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the Cyber Security Administration Certificate program?

  • Computer hardware and network fundamentals
  • Ethical hacking
  • Administrating Windows and Linux server
  • Computer security fundamentals
  • Security certified network professional and architect
  • Designing security for Microsoft networks
  • Network penetration testing
  • Hacking forensic investigation
  • Security design and compliance

What is the most important or unique thing about Sullivan’s Cyber Security Administration Certificate program?

Cyber programs offer real-world applications of classroom theory in a laboratory environment (augmented with virtual resources).

Cyber Security Administration Certificate Course Requirements

32 Credit Hours
Length: 12 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours32
MNE 108Computer Hardware Fundamentals4
MNE 109Computer Network Fundamentals4
MNE 111Administrating Windows 74
MNE 112Administrating Windows Server 20084
MNE 203Introduction to Linux4
MNE 204Linux Server - Configuring the X Window System4
MNE 212Security Certified Specialist4
MNE 213Computer Security Fundamentals4
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