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2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
    
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

Networking/Cybersecurity Certificate


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Program Start Date: Fall 
Minimum Program Length: 70 academic weeks; 5 terms; 30 credits
Program ID:  CT.NC
Curriculum Code: 71463

Program Description

Networking/cybersecurity is an advanced certificate and students will develop skills to design, build and maintain secure small to medium-sized networks. In addition, students learn to apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze and respond to security incidents. 

Practical Experience

Students complete lab projects using Cisco devices such as routers, switches and security appliances. They develop communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

Professional Opportunities

Networking technician, security administrator, security specialist.

Unique Aspects

This program uses course materials from the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Graduates of this program are prepared to pass the Cisco certifications CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) and CyberOps.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Information Technology; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Apply IT support and security skills including installing, operating, diagnosing and repairing problems with computer hardware and operating systems.
  2. Configure and diagnose secure networks and subnetworks consisting of PCs, switches and routers.
  3. Apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze and respond to security incidents. 

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