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Cyber Security Certificate of CompletionThe online Cyber Security Certificate of Completion teaches students the basics of cyber security. In addition, students who meet all the admission requirements for the Master of Science in Cyber Security at CSUDH, but do not have a technical background, can be admitted to the masters program if they successfully complete these courses.

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CTC 435 41 (asynchronous online)
Information Technology Fundamentals

Basics of text editors, spreadsheets, internet, and security

  • Programming Basics
  • Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics Basics
  • Batch Scripts Basics
  • Database Basics
  • Operating System Basics
  • Network and Network Security Basics

 Spring 2023 Schedule

Schedule pending...

 Summer 2022 Schedule

Dates: 05/27/22—06/17/22
Days/Times: 6pm-9pm • Fridays
 Location: SAC 2, Room 104
Instructor: L Zuo
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 36677

 Fall 2022 Schedule

Dates: 08/26/22—09/24/22
Days/Times: online
 Location: online
Instructor: L Zuo
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 43076

CTC 436 41
Networking & Hardware (asynchronous online)

Advanced topics on computer networks and hardware troubleshooting

  • Network Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Network Services and Protocols
  • Network Address Translation and Sub-netting, Network Analysis/ Troubleshooting
  • Command Line Tools
  • Different hardware components of a computer system and respective functions
  • Operating system tools to manage disks, partitions and file systems
  • Network Data Transmission
  • Basic Computer Troubleshooting

 Spring 2023 Schedule

Schedule pending...

 Summer 2022 Schedule

Dates: 06/24/22—07/15/22
Days/Times: 6pm-9pm • Fridays
 Location: SAC 2, Room104
Instructor: A Chatterjee
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 36678

 Fall 2022 Schedule

Dates: 09/30/22—10/29/22
Days/Times: online
 Location: online
Instructor: A Chatterjee
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 43077

CTC 437 41
Information Security Fundamentals (asynchronous online)

Note: this course, like CTC 435 and CTC 436, is a preparatory course for the MS Cyber Security program. It does not count toward the MS Cyber Security degree.

Best practices, threat detection & avoidance, and compliance

  • Information Assurance Fundamentals
  • Information Technology System Components
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Network Defense
  • Cyber Threats and Defense
  • Fundamental Security Design Principles

 Spring 2023 Schedule

Schedule pending...

 Summer 2022 Schedule

Dates: 07/22/22—08/12/22
Days/Times: 6pm–9pm • Fridays 
 Location: SAC 2, Room 104
Instructor: G Poppe
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 36679

 Fall 2022 Schedule

Dates: 11/04/22—12/03/22
Days/Times: online
 Location: online
Instructor: G Poppe
Fee: $1,418
Course Number: 43078
* Will be available for enrollment in September 2022

* Schedule subject to change; consult with instructor for specific date details | Updated 07/14/22

 

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A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required courses.

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