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Program Overview

The College Credit Certificate (CCC) in Network Security will prepare graduates with the education and skills needed to fulfill roles and positions in the Information Security industry. Coursework will include education and applied technical skills in the networking and information security fields.

Program Details

The program is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary for entry level positions in the field of Network Security. Students will learn fundamentals in the following areas:

  • Networking technologies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Network defense and countermeasures
  • Security analysis
  • Linux operating system.

Start Now

This new program will launch soon. In the meantime you can get ahead by registering for any of these classes that form part of the curriculum. Questions? Contact a special advisor for more details: kwilson@mdc.edu.

  • CTS 1134 - Networking Technologies (4 credits)
  • CTS 1120 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals (4 credits)
  • CTS 1111 - Linux+ (4 credits)

Career Prospects

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Network Security Analyst
  • Network Defense Specialist
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Security Consultant

Industry Certification

Students in this program will be prepared for exams in the following industry certifications:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA CySA+

Program Location

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