2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Cybersecurity Technician Certificate

This certificate is designed to provide students with the skills required to install, configure, and secure a small to medium-sized network. Emphasis is on cybersecurity technologies and implementation. Students are prepared for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Successful students will have the skills required to gain employment in entry-level positions in the information technology field specializing in cybersecurity.

Credit Hours Required: 13-14

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Cybersecurity Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe and configure the hardware and software used in a small to medium sized computer network. (CNT 100)
  2. Describe the terms and technologies that comprise the field of cybersecurity, and implement strategies for managing an information security program. (CNT 105)
  3. Maintain and repair personal computers. (CNT 110)
  4. Discuss the methods and operation of local and wide area networks including routing protocols, WAN technologies, the OSI model, network operating systems, network security, and virtualization. (CNT 115)
  5. Configure and implement network security. (CNT 135)