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Cyber Security C.S.
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Cyber Security C.S.
Department: Information Technology
Total Credit Hours: 20 credits
What is Cyber Security, C.S.?
The Certificate of Specialization in Cyber Security prepares students for the following IT certifications:
- CompTIA Security+
- Cisco CCNA Security
- Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
- Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)
These highly valued certification exams and classes teach students the offensive skills used by hackers to gain unauthorized entry into a network, and how to gather evidence in such attacks.
The mean hourly wage for Network Security Administrators in Missouri is $52.26. People established in network security careers generally earn an average of $108,704 per year in Missouri. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $154,225.Sources: Robert Half Technology Salary Guide Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $154,225.
|Core Course Requirements (20 credits)|
|IT 170||Security Fundamentals||3|
|IT 172||Digital Forensics||3|
|IT 171||Ethical Hacking||3|
|IT 270||CCNA Security||5|
|IT 140||Programming for System Administrators||3|
|IT 130||Intro to Linux||3|
|Recommended prerequisite classes: IT 100, IT 151, IT 152, or certifications or skills equivalent to A+ and CCENT|
|Total Required Hours: 20 credits|
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