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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.

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Program Details

This certificate program requires fewer credits than an A.S. degree and functions as an entry-level credential when entering the workforce. College credits granted with this certificate apply toward a related A.S. degree. Students may stack credentials to advance toward a higher degree level.

The program is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary for entry level positions in the field of Network Security.

Areas of Study:
  • CTS 1134 - Networking Technologies
  • CTS 1120 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • CTS 2314 - Network Defense and Countermeasures
  • CIS 2350 - Cybersecurity Analyst
  • CTS 1111 - Linux+

Industry Certification

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

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


Miami Dade College is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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