CYBER SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

32 QUARTER CREDIT HOUR CERTIFICATE
Overview

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 on-campus and online Cyber Security Administration Certificate program is an entry-level program that 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 common environments to protect and secure an organization’s critical information assets and business systems.

Sullivan offers the Cyber Security Certificate online and on campus as a 32-quarter credit hour program that may be incorporated into a degree program or taken as a stand-alone certificate in 12 months for part-time students.

Objectives

The Cyber Security Administration Certificate focuses on teaching:

  • Computer hardware and network fundamentals
  • Administrating Windows and Linux servers
  • Computer security fundamentals
  • Designing security for Microsoft networks
  • Defensive technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection and router security
Highlights

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

Courses

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.

Course Titles Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 92
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 224 Professional Development 4
CSC 105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 118 Computer Applications I 4
CSC 210 Database Design 4
CSC 272 Principles of System Design 4
ECO 201 Microeconomics 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
GEN 215 Human Dynamics 4
MGT 114 Business Organization and Management 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
MTH 201 College Algebra Composition I 4
Advisor Approved IT Academy and/or Information Technology Electives 32
General Studies Elective (4 Additional Credit Hours)
Students must choose one additional General Education
class from the Humanities/Fine Arts category. This class is inaddition to the required General Education classes listed in theprogram. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.
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