The Cybersecurity Certificate at Johnson County Community College prepares students to step into the information security field. 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; CIP Code 11.0901)

Networking & Cybersecurity Program web page

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

IT 120CompTIA A+ Core 23
IT 141Introduction to Networks3
IT 230Linux Fundamentals3
Total Hours9

Second Semester

IT 150Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials*3
IT 155Microsoft Administration Fundamentals*3
IT 175Cybersecurity Fundamentals*3
IT 231Linux Administration*3
IT 238Digital Forensics*3
Total Hours15

Third Semester

IT 202IT Scripting*3
IT 239Ethical Hacking*3
IT 257Cybersecurity Operations*3
Total Hours9

Total Program Hours: 33


This course has registration requirements.