Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Advanced Certificate in Network Security Management Overview

As computers become an increasingly integral part of the business world, demand for skilled information security professionals grows. University of the Potomac’s Network Security Management certification program provides students with the knowledge needed to design, configure, implement, manage, support and secure computer systems. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to start a successful IT security management career.

Required Courses

  • COMP 310 Windows Operating Systems (3 credits)
  • CBSC 435 Firewalls for Security (3 credits)
  • CBSC 495 Network Security Design (3 credits)
  • MICS 466 Windows Server – Directory Services (3 credits)
  • MICS 468 Windows Server – Infrastructure, Design and Configuration (3 credits)
  • MICS 476 Windows Server – Administration (3 credits)

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
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1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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