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IT Security Administrator

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Degree Type
17-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code

Time to Degree
Less than 1 year

Start Date
August / January / May

How You'll Learn

  • Hybrid
  • Daytime
  • Evening

Enhance your IT knowledge with specialized security skills. Learn to implement security solutions using Cisco routers, switches and Adaptive Security Appliances. Gain hands-on experience in configuring a variety of network operating systems, firewalls, VPNs, packet filters and intrusion detection systems. Learn skills to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

How To Apply

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an enrollment counselor.

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High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

Financial Aid

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program.

What Makes This Program Unique

  1. This certificate helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.
  2. The IT Student Center provides IT students with a wealth of resources to practice their skills, complete group projects and work with mentors.

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