Networking constitutes the bulk of computing as emailing, net-surfing and e-commerce become ubiquitous. Protecting the network against hackers, spyware and viruses is therefore paramount for a healthy economy. Diploma in network security prepares students with the skills to acquire entry-level security employment in various computing platforms.  Students are exposed to the fundamentals of security, computer hardware, networking, and operating systems. Employed graduates administer networks and assist customers in day-to-day network operations and troubleshooting.


64 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 64
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
CSC 105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 200 Principles of Technology 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
MNE 108 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 4
MNE 109 Computer Network Fundamentals 4
MNE 112 Administrating Windows Server 4
MNE 203 Introduction to Linux 4
MNE 210 Active Directory 4
MNE 211 Network Infrastructure 4
MNE 213 Computer Security Fundamentals 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
MTH 201 College Algebra 4
PSY 214 Introduction to Psychology 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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