2023-2024 College Catalog

Cybersecurity TCC

Cybersecurity TCC (Major Code: IS81)

Program Description

The Cybersecurity certificate is designed to give students the knowledge they need to understand and maintain computer information systems security.

Career Information


Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 12.4% nationally and 17.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $50,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms
Credit Hours: 26
Estimated Program Cost: $4,134

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (26 Credits)

CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals


CIST 1602Security Policies and Procedures


CIST 2601Implementing Operating Systems Security


CIST 2602Network Security


CIST 2611Network Defense and Countermeasures


CIST 2612Computer Forensics


CIST 2613Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing


Total Credit Hours: 26


Program Outcomes

1. Graduate will have the ability to plan, coordinate and implement information security.
2. Graduate will have the ability to install security software, monitor for and respond to security breaches.
3. Graduate will have the ability prioritize tasks and work cooperative within a team.
4. Graduate will have highly developed written and verbal and online communication skills.
5. Graduate will make good judgments, problem solve and have analytical skills.