Dec 09, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

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


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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).

You are strongly encouraged to work with a counselor, academic advisor, or faculty/department coordinator
Degree & Certificate Requirements  
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Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):


Credit Hours Required: 62


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)  62  
Certificate   Information Technology - Networking Specialist - Network Security Professional (Cybersecurity)  47  
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:


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Transfer Opportunities

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