Cyber Security Master Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 2C36690

The Cyber Security Master Certificate (level three) is designed to prepare students who intend to pursue employment in cyber-security/forensics positions. The program provides a comprehensive knowledge and training in technical and managerial skills to analyze cyber security threats from a variety of perspectives at the enterprise and national levels. This certificate option requires completion of the Cyber Security Analyst Certificate and additionally provides advanced courses in programming and operating systems. This certificate requires 40 units of required courses. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.

Required Courses (18 units) from Level One (Technician):
CIS 107 F Introduction to Operating Systems3
CIS 109 FPersonal Computer Security2
CIS 160 F Introduction to Cyber Security (formerly Introduction to Computer Forensics)3
CIS 180 F Introduction to Networking Concepts4
CIS 183 FNetwork Security Fundamentals3
CIS 222 F Computer Scripting (formerly CGI/Perl Scripting)3
Required Courses (12 units) from Level Two (Analyst):12
Cyber Security and Networking/Web (formerly Computer Forensics and Networking)3
Cyber Security Software Tools (formerly Tools for Computer and Network Forensics)3
Ethical Hacking (formerly Network Intrusion and Detection)3
Linux/UNIX Operating System3
Required Courses (10 units):10
Cyber Security and Operating Systems (formerly Operating Systems and Computer Forensics) Operating Systems and Computer Forensics3
Programming in C++3
Java Programming I4
Total Units40

Outcome 1: Use a working vocabulary of cyber-security terminology.

Outcome 2: Assess and implement continuous network monitoring and provide real-time security solutions.

Outcome 3: Assess cyber-security risk management policies in order to adequately protect an organization's critical information and assets.