Cyber Security Specialist

3:33 am


460 clock hours SOC 15-1143.00 


The Cyber Security Specialist program is a 460- clock hour program consisting of online theory/online classroom learning. The student will learn computer terminologies, that go hand-in-hand with the Computer Hardware and Software Technician course as well as terminology that pairs with the Network Security Technician, Cyber Security Technician and the Ethical Hacker. The Network Security Specialist certification program helps our graduates begin or advance their careers by showing employers and clients that they have the skills to successfully implement manage and troubleshoot network and security issues. 


After successfully completing this course, the student will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of computer terminology including networking, cyber security and ethical hacking. 
  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of computer hardware and software as it applies to the industry. 
  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions. 
  1. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline. 
  1. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles. 
  1. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s 


  1. Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats. 
  1. Demonstrate professional conduct in regard to ethical behavior within the scope of cyber security specialist. 
  1. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts. 
  1. Demonstrate professionalism in the world of computers and cybersecurity. 
  1. Write resume and participate in workshop for interviewing skills and job readiness. 


Course Code Course Title/Description Clock Hours 
NST101 Network Security Technician 150 
CST101 Cyber Security Technician 150 
EH101 Ethical Hacker 150 
CP100 Career Preparedness 10