Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 SLCC General Catalog 

Network and Cyber Security: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Program Website
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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  
Course fees: $30

Note: Fees vary based upon specific registration and are subject to changes.

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 Requirements

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.

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

  • Network and Cyber Security CP: Part-time  
  • Time to completion is two semesters based on a full-time minimum of 15 credits per semester. Less than 15 credits per semester will increase time to completion.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Analyze network traffic for security vulnerabilities. [1]
  • Mitigate network outages due to security breaches. [1]
  • Design cyber-security solutions for business problems. [1]
  • Identify, resolve and document network security issues. [2,4]
  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business. [6]