Computer Analyst: Information Security

Information Technology

Candidates who have completed the Information Security certificate program along with the specified prerequisites are prepared to enter a more specialized field within the Networking Administration profession. This certificate prepares candidates to enter the workforce prepared for a position as an information security analyst, network security administrator, security architect or system, network and/or web penetration tester.

Award: Certificate
Credits: 21
Locations: Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring

Paying for the Program

$4,158*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $4,662*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$44,544 - 81,017

Estimated annual salary range for Information Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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2019-2020 Information Security Class Schedule

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
CIS:101 Computer Ethics 3.0
CIS:122 Programming Logic and Design 3.0
NET:725 Networking Essentials 3.0

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
CIS:242 Information Security 3.0
NET:156 Operating Systems 3.0

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
CIS:282 Intrusion Detection and Prevention 3.0
CIS:283 Incident Response and Disaster Recovery 3.0

Note: To graduate from this program, students must complete all required coursework with a "C-" grade or above and earn a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Barry Eichelberger
Computer Science Instructor

  • Email: eichelbergerb@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.7367
  • Location: Peosta

Patricia Oberbroeckling
Computer Science Instructor

  • Email: oberbroecklingp@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 235
  • Location: Peosta
Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

  • Email: carlsonc@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
  • Location: Peosta