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CIS: Cybersecurity Certificate

This program prepares students for the exciting and rapidly advancing Cybersecurity field. A thorough foundation is provided in networking and operating systems, while also covering advanced security topics including design, vulnerability and penetration testing, and defense technologies.

All program required courses must have been completed with a grade of 2.0 or better.

Schoolcraft program code #1YC.00232
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 11


First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 12

Second Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 6

Second Year - Winter Semester Total Credits: 6

Program Total: Credits 35

*CNT 210 is a prerequisite to CNT 220. Students are encouraged to take the 7-week section of CNT 210 followed by the 7-week section of CNT 220 in the same semester. Students who do not follow this path could face additional semesters to degree completion.

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

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