Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Security Graduate Certificate (50-994) (15 hours)


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The Network Security program includes fifteen semester hours designed for networking professionals seeking to enhance their skill set in designing and implementing Cisco Systems hardware-based network security measures. Students will gain the most recent skills and knowledge in securing corporate network infrastructure.

Program Description - This certificate program is designed for networking professionals seeking to enhance their skill set in designing and implementing Cisco Systems hardware-based network security measures. The five courses are currently integrated with the Technology Masters Degree program as an area of specialization. The courses would also serve as electives for other CHST graduate programs.

Student Learning Objectives - Students will gain the most recent skills and knowledge in securing the corporate network infrastructure. Specific objectives include:

  • Security policy design and management.
  • Security technologies, products, and solutions.
  • Firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Intrusion Prevention (IPS) implementation using routers and firewalls.
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) implementation using routers and firewalls.

To be admitted applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.50 overall. Contact your adviser and Instructor for consent to enroll in this sequence of courses. Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in English communication and an  ability to work in a technology management-driven environment. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.00.

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