Network Security Certificate of Achievement


The five courses in this Certificate of Achievement provide in-depth instruction in securing a network. Prior coursework in networking or professional experience required prior to matriculation.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Troubleshoot and solve a variety of security‐related issues in a workplace environment.
  • Make recommendations regarding overall security strategies and implementations for workplace environments.


Pre Admission requirement:
Completion of INF-170 Networking Experience, 3-credits – Credit by exam (CBE) is awarded for
(1) extensive professional experience and/or sufficient coursework. Review of credentials by INF faculty required.
(2) degree in networking. Contact the department chair for additional information.

First Semester

INF-267Network Security


INF-270Digital Forensics


INF-271Ethical Hacking


INF-254Unix/Linux Network Administration


INF-273Intrusion Detection and Prevention


Total Credit Hours: 15

Specific Program Notes

Students are encouraged to take their courses in semester sequence order.

Please note that required courses may have prerequisites. Click on each course to view details.

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.