Cybersecurity Technical Studies

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Cybersecurity is meant to provide individuals with technical education in information assurance. The curriculum is based upon the Core Knowledge Units developed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Students will gain skills in basic data analysis; programming; networking concepts; IT systems components; system administration; fundamental security design principles; cyber-threats and cyber-defense; cryptography; and policy, legal, ethics, and compliance.

This certificate is a subset of courses leading to the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology's concentration in Network Administration & Security and also to a BS in Management Information Systems.

The NSA and DHS have designated Missoula College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber-Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y). Those students completing the list of courses: CSCI 105, CSCI 172, CSCI 215E, ITS 150, ITS 214, ITS 222 will receive special recognition indicating completion of an NSA and DHS approved Cybersecurity CAE program of study.

Certificate: in person

Total Credits: 21

Location: Missoula College

💲 Cost of course: $2,752

🕓 Length of course: 4 - 6 Months

💲 Average salary: Above $50,001

💻 online: Yes

Hands On Learning: No

Dual Enrollment: No

Credential Type: Certificate: in person

📞 Contact person:

Victor Valgenti, victor.valgenti@umontana.edu