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. 

Salary Outlook

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.

Required Courses

Subject Course Title Credits
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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Michele Williams,
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Michael Fuszner,
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