Major ID: 352C
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring
Note: Students must have completed the Computer Network Engineering AAS degree or have instructor approval.
CyberSecurity professionals work in a wide variety of information technology positions, but have a focus on information assurance, cyber ethics, and incident detection, investigation and response. Students completing this degree will be able to investigate and defend computer systems against cyber-attacks, unauthorized use or modification, and exploitation.
Students entering into this program of study should have excellent communication, reading and math skills. Throughout the program students will experience coursework that will help them develop critical skills such as critical thinking, performance monitoring, decision making and evaluating systems and organizations
The CyberSecurity certificate program at Saint Paul College is 24 credits in length. The program provides 16 credits specifically related to CyberSecurity which will aid students in the field and in potential certifications.
CyberSecurity professionals will find a growing need in both the public and private employment sectors. Graduates will find excellent opportunities as systems administrators, network engineers, system programmers, and systems specialists.
- Analyze multiple sources of network data to identify a security incident.
- Determine if a computer system complies with national security standards.
- Troubleshoot hardware and software problems in a network environment.
- Describe and identify password policies.
- Install and configure basic host and network security.