Security Specialist

 Computer and Information Techology

You will be introduced to the information security field in this program, where you explore various hardware and software utilized. In addition, you will learn how to identify threats and troubleshooting techniques needed in security. Learn skills needed to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification.


You can look forward to jobs as computer support specialists, network technicians, PC repair technicians, helpdesk technicians and tech support representatives. 

You also may take advantage of career services to gain skills in interviewing, resume writing, looking for a job and other career guidance. Through these services you will be better prepared to complete successful interviews and attain employment. 

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Clock Hour Program

Clock-based certificates are training programs that provide skills for quick entry into the workforce. The clock-hour programs have specific year-round start dates.

Program Location

Central City 

Job Titles

Security Specialist**

Program Cost

Certificate of Competency - Security Specialist:  $3,800*

Median Salary

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You will build the skills to support desktop computers, printers, mobile devices, networks, popular applications and operating systems. Learn how to provide end-users with solutions for technical problems and companies with the technical tools necessary to conduct business in today‚Äôs high-tech business environment. 

Program Number Completion Time* Costs*
Security Specialist #1166N 400 | 4 mo $3,800

Start Dates

*Months based on 24 hours a week/4 weeks a month. Actual completion times may vary. Costs include tuition, lab and estimated book fees. Amount based on current estimates and will vary. A separate $15 Registration Fee will be charged per academic year. 

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