Aug 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Cybersecurity Certificate


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Certificate | COMP.SECUR.CT
CIP Code: 11.1003
www.pgcc.edu/programs_and_courses/program_detail.aspx?programid=6442462380
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Program Description


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

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.

Required Courses (in expected order)


Program Total: 16 Credits


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