This certificate will help to prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of Cybersecurity. Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue CompTIA’s Security+ certification. Students wishing to pursue an A.A.S. degree may apply these credits to the Cybersecurity A.A.S. degree. Students are also encouraged to obtain the Cisco CCNA Preparation Certificate, which also may be applied to the Cybersecurity A.A.S. degree program.
Graduates of the Cybersecurity Certificate will be able to:
Identify and remove network security vulnerabilities and threats
Monitor the security infrastructure to analyze network problems and traffic flow
Create and enforce an organizational security policy including contingency plans
Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.
Sequence of Study - Cybersecurity Certificate
Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.