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Cybersecurity - Certificate

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This cutting-edge certificate program is designed to provide theory and hands on experience in Cybersecurity, preparing the students for employment in a fast growing field.  The program will provide the skills needed to recognize security attacks, block those attacks, and forensically acquire information from seized hardware in a state-of-the art classroom.  The Cybersecurity program is ideal for an individual currently working in the Information Technology field, or has a working knowledge of IT, but this is not required.  The successful student will be prepared to stand for various certification exams, including but not limited to: CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, and CompTIA Healthcare IT Tech Certificate.

For more information, contact:
Lou Ann Wehrung - (843) 349-5367

Career Outlook

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For more information about gainful employment, visit: www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
CPT 282 Information Systems Security 3
IST 201 CISCO Internetworking Concepts 3
IST 202 CISCO Router Configuration 3
IST 266 Internet and Firewall Security 3
  TOTAL 12
Second Semester - Spring    
IST 215 Health Information Networking 3
IST 268 Computer Forensics 3
IST 269 Digital Forensics 3
IST 293 IT and Data Assurance I 3
IST 294 IT and Data Assurance II 3
  TOTAL 15
Third Semester - Summer    
CPT 208 Special Topics in Computer Technology 3