IT Information Systems Security Specialist A.A.S. Degree
School of Business
Mequon (day/evening): 262-238-2300
Many courses offered online
Special Admission Requirements:
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Course Requirements
Accelerated Option — This program is also offered in an accelerated flexible format. Classes meet four and one-half hours per week during the school year and are offered online during the summer. See IT Information Systems Security Specialist - Accelerated for more information.
The IT Information Systems Security Specialist degree program prepares you for a career in computer network and Internet security. The program will prepare you to develop information security strategies, perform risk analyses, install security software, monitor network traffic and develop an emergency response plan. It provides background and hands-on experience in securing MS Windows, Unix/Linux, Cisco, networks, servers and clients, and the enterprise network. Employment opportunities are expected to grow dramatically. Typical job titles include junior security specialist/engineer/analyst, junior network engineer/administrator/specialist, desktop security technician, junior IT auditor, security support specialist, IT compliance office, and help desk security assistant. Recommended: One year of high school algebra or one semester of college algebra and familiarity with Microsoft Windows or Macintosh operating system.