Cybersecurity Certificate

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The Cybersecurity Certificate at Johnson County Community College prepares students to step into the role of Security Analyst. They will be responsible for protecting computers, networks, and data from unauthorized access, change, or destruction. Upon completion, students will have strong foundational skills in Cyber Defense, Network Security, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics, and Scripting.

(Major Code 4670; State CIP Code 11.0901)

First Semester

IT 120CompTIA A+ Practical Applications3
or IT 205 Implementing Windows Client
IT 140Networking Fundamentals4
IT 230Linux Fundamentals3
Total Hours10

Second Semester

IT 145Routing and Switching Essentials*3
IT 175Cybersecurity Fundamentals*3
IT 221Windows Server*3
IT 231Linux Administration*3
IT 238Digital Forensics*3
Total Hours15

Third Semester

IT 201Network Security Fundamentals*4
IT 239Ethical Hacking*3
Total Hours7

Total Program Hours: 32