Thursday – March 23, 2017
IT Information Systems Security
Specialist – Accelerated
In the accelerated format, classes meet four and one-half hours per week during the school year and are offered online during the summer. To earn the degree, General Studies courses must be completed in addition to the accelerated schedule of Technical Studies courses. Students learn to develop information security strategies, perform risk analyses, install security software, monitor network traffic and develop an emergency response plan.
Career Outlook: Employment opportunities for IT information systems security specialists are expected to grow due to industry, government, education and business needs for security.
Career Pathway: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Work continues to develop the program into a fully embedded Career Pathway.
Program Code: 10-150-4.AA
Start Dates: August/January
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra or one semester of college-level algebra. Skills in Microsoft Windows or Macintosh operating system.
Detailed Program Information
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