Security Specialist Option


Computer Information Systems

Today's information networks are under constant threat from theft, fraud and sophisticated viruses. As businesses invest in innovative technology, they depend on specialists to protect the safety and integrity of their systems and information.

We teach you how to think like a hacker. Our 20 month Security Specialist option lets you perform actual network intrusions, so you can anticipate and defend against future threats. You will also learn how to install and manage information security systems, as well as how to gather and analyze data for computer crime investigation.

Expect to gain maximum experience in networking and security. As a student, you will spend approximately 80% of your time doing the work of a security specialist. To make sure you have the job experience you'll need, we also require a 180 hour internship.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this emerging field is expected to grow much faster than average.

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