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If you enroll in the University of Phoenix Information Systems Security Certificate program, you will have the opportunity to examine field-specific theories and trends and build your technical knowledge. Continue reading to learn more about this program.
The Information Systems Security Certificate series is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge of computer hardware and software essentials. It is also intended to cover the importance of information security and technology within organizational settings. Students have the chance to examine structural filing processes within UNIX operating systems as well as applications and networking practices using Windows 2000. Other covered topics include information security trends, risk assessments, computer programming, encryption technology and database administration. This program is offered online and at select University of Phoenix campuses.
Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
If you enroll in this undergraduate certificate program, you will be required to complete 24 credits. These are primarily survey courses designed to provide an overview of technical concepts and practices.
With experience, individuals who have completed the Information Systems Security Certificate program could seek professional credentials through (ISC)2, also known as the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. Additionally, beyond a certificate program, you could seek advanced-level training, which could provide you with a strong general education foundation as well as focused skills in a specific area of interest.
Relevant bachelor's degree options include:
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