Today, everything is digital. That’s why the world needs more people trained in computer forensics who can stay one step ahead of hackers and identity thieves. Sullivan University’s computer security degree programs for this intensely in-demand field will prepare you to secure and defend networks against internal and external threats.

The need for experienced cyber security specialists has skyrocketed in recent years, and employment for positions such as that of an information security analyst are projected to grow by as much as 37% by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Cyber programs offer real-world applications of classroom theory that are complemented with a practical, laboratory-based training. Virtual simulators are available. There are pathways to acquire pertinent certifications. The program covers the core competencies in information security assessments, monitoring and auditing of computer implementations and networks.

The Computer Network Administration degree focuses on teaching you such practical applicatiions as:

  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Digital / Computer Forensics
  • Software, Hardware and Enterprise Network Security
  • Cyber Attacks and Defense
  • Data Encryption and Cryptography
  • Hacking, Penetration Testing, Packet Analysis, Incident Handling, Malware Removal
  • Safeguard Privacy of Communications

With a focus on network offense and defense techniques and forensic data analysis, Sullivan University’s CNSF and Network Security Degree programs are highly experiential and rely on the latest equipment and software. Integral to the curriculum is thorough preparation for industry certifications, including: CompTIA Security Plus, CompTIA A Plus, CompTIA Network Plus and CISSP.


92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 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.

Course Title Credit Hours
ACT101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS224 Professional Development 4
CSC105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC146 Legal Issues in Forensics 4
CSC147 Forensics I 4
CSC200 Principles of Technology 4
CSC240 Visual Programming 4
CSC247 Forensics II 4
CSC248 Digital Forensic Analysis 4
ENG101 Composition I 4
ENG102 Composition II 4
FYE101 Information Literacy 4
GEN215 Human Dynamics 4
MNE108 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 4
MNE109 Computer Network Fundamentals 4
MNE111 Administrating Windows 4
MNE203 Introduction to Linux 4
MNE213 Computer Security Fundamentals 4
MTH101 College Mathematics 4
MTH201 College Algebra 4
PSA102 Introduction to Legal Systems 4
PSY214 Introduction to Psychology 4
SOC214 Introduction to Sociology 4

What are some websites with more information on the Computer Network Security & Forensics field? America’s code breakers and code makers, the core missions of the NSA and CSS are to protect U.S. national security systems and to produce foreign signal intelligence information. Their website includes cryptologic heritage and historical information on the agency and its evolvement. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is the pre-eminent public-private partnership working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors and partners and nonprofit collaborators to promote cyber security awareness for home users, small and medium sized businesses, and primary and secondary education.


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