Certificate in Computing Security


The computing security certificate is designed for computing technology professionals who have a BS degree in computing technology or considerable experience in the area, and who are seeking a career change or professional advancement with an additional focus on security.

The curriculum provides a deep understanding of the basic security-related issues and technologies as well as the flexibility to choose additional areas of study tailored to the needs of the individual student.

For additional information about this certificate program, visit the Goodwin School of Technology and Professional Studies web site. 


Required Courses
CT 300Security Technology Models and Architecture I3.0
CT 312Access Control and Intrusion Detection Technology3.0
CT 325Operating System Security Architecture I3.0
CT 336Internet Protocol Security and Virtual Private Network Technology3.0
CT 402Network Security II3.0
CT 472Security Defense Countermeasures3.0
Select two of the following:6.0
Computer Forensics I: Fundamentals
Security and Information Warfare
Public Key Infrastructure Technology
Security Management Practice
Operating System Security Architecture II
Wireless Network Security Technology
Network Auditing Tools
Applied Cryptography
Information Technology Security Risk Assessment
Information Technology Security Policies
Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning
Incident Response Best Practices
Information Technology Security Systems Audits
Total Credits24.0

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