Cybersecurity

Career Certificate
Cost
$6,777*

Protect businesses from cyber-attacks

Defend your data

Protect businesses and other institutions that use electronic commerce from malicious cyber-attacks and data theft. Learn best practices for securing environments and for ethical hacking.

The Cybersecurity Certificate takes three semesters, and you gain the following skills:

  • data security and encryption
  • information governance
  • infrastructure security

What can you do with a Cybersecurity Certificate?

The Certificate in Cybersecurity prepares you to start work in cybersecurity, IT operations or related computer fields.

Expand your skillset with stackable certificates

The 36 college credits you earn with your certificate in cybersecurity can all apply to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) (63-65 credits). This certificate can also be earned along the way as you complete your A.A.S. with the specialty option of Network Administration and Cybersecurity. That’s one way to stack this certificate toward another credential.

You can also earn a second certificate, upgrading or expanding your skillset. Choose a certificate combination specific to your interests or how you want to develop your career. Choose from these other certificates:

Highlights

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1.5 Years

    Full-time students can complete in 1.5 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    CIT 131 3
    CIT 132 3
    CIT 139 3
    CIT 142 4
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 131
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 132
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 139
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 142
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 133 3
    CIT 151 3
    CIT 152 3
    CIT 162 3
    • Course Code CIT 133
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 151
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 152
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 162
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 252 3
    CIT 253 3
    CIT 261 3
    • Course Code CIT 252
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 253
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 261
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

36


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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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