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Information Technology Security, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 1_CE_ITS

Not Financial Aid Eligible

Completion of this certificate will enable students to acquire the skills needed by professionals in information and communication technologies to prevent, discover, and resolve network security incidents. This career is an emerging IT-related career that sees high demand and growth. 

Program Outcome

Students who receive the Information Technology Security Certificate of Achievement will be able to discover and prevent network security incidents. This skillset is vital for jobs as IT security administrator, IT security analyst, network administrator, network engineer, technical/desktop support technician, and help desk technician/analyst

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
CHT A162Fundamentals of Information Security3
CHT A282Ethical Hacking and Network Defense3
Total Units6

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
CHT A162 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
CHT A282 Ethical Hacking and Network Defense 3
 Total Units6