Dec 04, 2020  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

Transfer

Information Technology - Networking Specialist - Information Assurance (Cybersecurity), Skill Specific Certificate



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Degree & Certificate Requirements  
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Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):


Credit Hours Required: 20


Semester 1


Semester 2


Semester 3


Semester 4


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


Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science   Information Technology - Networking Specialist - Network Security Professional (Cybersecurity)  63  
Certificate   Information Technology - Networking Specialist - Network Security Professional (Cybersecurity)  48  
Skill Specific Certificate   Information Technology - Networking Specialist - Information Assurance (Cybersecurity)  20  

 

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

Program Description:

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:

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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