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Computer Analyst - Information Security

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Program Entry: Fall, Spring

Award: Certificate


Candidates who have completed the Information Security certificate program along with the specified prerequisites are prepared to enter a more specialized field within the Computer Analyst - Networking Administration profession. This certificate prepares the candidate 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.

Computer Analyst - Information Security

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACT Compass® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACCUPLACER® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.

Computer Analyst - Information Security

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 21

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CIS:122 Programming Logic and Design 3.0
NET:266 CCNA Routing and Switching: Intro to Networks 3.0


Term 2
CIS:242 Information Security 3.0
NET:156 Operating Systems 3.0
BUS:180 Business Ethics 3.0


Term 3
CIS:282 Intrusion Detection and Prevention 3.0
CIS:283 Incident Response and Disaster Recovery 3.0

Note: Students enrolled in the Computer Analyst - Information Security program must pass all required course work with a minimum of a C- grade. However, a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (C grade average) is required to graduate from the program and the College.

Computer Analyst - Information Security

Employment Information:

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Computer Analyst - Information Security

Additional Information:


Todd Ecklund
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext. 208