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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Network Security Professional (Cybersecurity)


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Network Security Professional 64 -
Certificate Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Network Security Professional 49 -
Skill Specific Certificate Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Information Assurance 18 -

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Keith Nabozny 586.445.7304 naboznyk@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The IT program emphasizes the use of computers to solve business problems. The curriculum currently consists of the following six specialties: IT Applications Professional, IT Professional, IT Networking Specialist, IT Programming, IT Programming for Electronic Games, and IT Web Programming.

The Network Security Professional program focuses on cybersecurity issues, techniques and policies as they relate to users, computers, networks and other systems. Completing this program will prepare students for the following certifications: Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Apply fundamental network security knowledge.

2. Use cybersecurity tools and applications.

3. Configure systems to improve security.

4. Create a network security analysis.

5. Explain laws and best practices related to cybersecurity.

6. Evaluate different cryptographic methods.

Accreditation:

CNSS Certified to conform to NSTISSI 4011.

Career Opportunities:

Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Network Security Professional-Associate of Applied Science Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Information Security Analyst, Computer User Support Specialist, Network & Computer System Administrator, Computer Network Support Specialist, and Network Architect are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Information Technology-Networking Specialist-Network Security Professional-Certificate: Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Information Security Analyst, Computer User Support Specialist, Network & Computer System Administrator, Computer Network Support Specialist, and Network Architect are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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