Information Systems Security ISSC.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 18 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Information Systems

What is "Information Systems Security "?

This certificate will help prepare students and working professionals to perform effectively in the Information Assurance area of Information Technology. The courses required for this certificate have been reviewed and validated by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), an agency of the United States Government, to fully meet the CNSS 4011 standard. Students completing the courses outlined here will receive the 4011 Certificate jointly issued by Sinclair Community College and the CNSS.

Because the specified content in these six courses has been approved, course credit earned by articulated or proficiency cannot be accepted.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply effective and flexible critical thinking, general business and problem-solving skills to typical business or technical problems associated with the area of concentration.
  • Use effective oral and written communication skills and teamwork skills in the delivery of customer service, project planning and project completion in the information technology business environment.
  • Research, select, use and troubleshoot hardware and network components appropriate to the area of concentration.


  • CIS 1107

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

?This program is apart of the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE2Y)


Course Title Credits
CIS 1107 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS 1130 Network Fundamentals 3
CIS 2510 Microsoft Windows Server Operating System 3
CIS 2630 Securing a Windows Network Environment 3
CIS 2640 Network Security 3
CIS 2717 A+ Certification IT Technician 3
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