Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Cybersecurity Certificate


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Certificate | COMP.SECUR.CT
CIP Code: 11.1003
https://www.pgcc.edu/programs-courses/program-finder/cybersecurity-certificate/
Visit Center for Advanced Technology, Room 129 or call 301-546-0752 for your faculty advisor

Program Description


This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of Cybersecurity with a concentration in systems’ security administration and cyber-analytics and operations. Students who successfully complete this certificate will be prepared to work in a Network Operations Center (NOC) and/or a Security Operations Center (SOC). Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue CompTIA’s Network+, Security+, Cloud+, Linux+, CySA+ industry certifications.

Students wishing to pursue an A.A.S. degree may apply these credits to the Cybersecurity A.A.S, Systems Administration and Security Track and Information Technology A.A.S. degrees.and Information Technology A.A.S.

Program Outcomes


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.
  • Apply fundamental information technology concepts in order to manage files and effectively use a variety of information technology tools.
  • Plan and implement network router and switch configurations.

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: 25 Credits


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