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Master Certificate in Cyber Security Technologies

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The Master Certificate in Cyber Security Technologies is awarded to those participants who have completed both the Cyber Security Technologies and Network+ Certification Training courses in addition to at least one of the many elective courses listed below for the Information Technology Certificate Program offered through the School of Applied Technology (SAT) of Illinois Institute of Technology. Those interested in pursuing this award must complete at least three of these courses. Most often these courses can be successfully completed in one year or less. 

Participants who wish to pursue this Master Certificate would be best served by working with a program manager of the Information Technology Courses for guidance. Some courses may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing the program manager to assist in planning the sequence of classes would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience as participants reach their goals.

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This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in computer and network security technologies and to deal with the challenging computer and network security problems facing society. The two required courses must include (not necessarily in the following order):

IT-S 448 Cyber Security Technologies - a 16 week course designed to equip the participant with the essential skills, knowledge, and experience to set up secure computer systems.
IT-O 440 Network+ Certification Training - a 16 week course preparing the participant for the Network + Certification exams. This course also serves as a prerequisite for the Cyber Security Technologies Course (IT-S 448).

The third course should be chosen as an elective from the following courses:

Vulnerability Analysis and Control

Database Security


Mobile Device Forensics

Secure Software Programmer - Java

Cyber Forensics

Operating System Security

Network+ Certification Training II

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Participants must have knowledge of PC hardware and software, operating systems, and file and directory concepts for acceptance into the Master Certificate in Cyber Security Technologies. An additional question and answer session regarding prerequisite knowledge for admission may be required.

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