Oct 05, 2022  
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog 

Network and Cyber Security: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 114
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-5150
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
See program website

Program Description
The program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of network and cyber security.

Career Opportunities
Employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network administrators is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects for all three
occupations should be favorable.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine course and program eligibility.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Analyze network traffic for security vulnerabilities


Mitigate network outages due to security breaches


Design cyber-security solutions for business problems.


Identify, resolve and document network security issues

4, 2

Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.



Elective Courses (7 Credits Minimum)

Note: If this Certificate is being used to transfer to a University bachelor’s degree program, the student should consult with their Advisor.  It may be beneficial for the student to complete more elective courses than the minimum number of credits in this elective course list.