IT Security Administrator

IT Security Administrator

Degree Type

17-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code

40-150-CK

Time to Degree

Less than 1 year

Start Date

August / January

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.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any laptop with at least i5 CPU, 16GB memory, 500GB disk space
  • 500GB SSD external hard drive

How To Start

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.
 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

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?

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This certificate helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

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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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