Program Overview

CIT

Network Administration and Cybersecurity Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/cit
Degree: Certificate
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The Network Administration and Security certificate prepares students for careers in designing and administering computer networks. In addition, coursework for this curriculum addresses how to keep networks secure from outside intrusion and procedures on securing evidence if network security has been breached.

Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Windows Operating System

3

course

Linux Operating System

3

course

CCNAI: Introduction to Networks

3

Second Semester

12 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Networking Automation

3

course

Windows Server Administration

3

course

Network Security Fundamentals

3

course

CCNAII: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials

3

Third Semester

6 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Hardening the Infrastructure    

3

course

Ethical Hacking

3

Fourth Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Network Defense and Countermeasures

3

course

Advanced Windows Server

3

course

Cybersecurity Analyst

3

Total Hours for Certificate

36

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising contact your Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.