Cybersecurity

Certificate Description

The Cybersecurity certificate program teaches advanced problem-solving skills necessary to identify and resolve potential internet security threats. Completion of this certificate prepares students for successful job placement. Students learn these skills through computer simulations, hands-on labs, and employer-guided, industry-recognized curriculum which is competency-based. In addition, students will be prepared for industry certifications, such as CySA+, CEH, CHFI, etc. This program includes topics in penetration testing, scripting, analysis, forensics, etc. We encourage students to obtain IT industry certifications to increase their career outlook.

Students will:
• Analyze and demonstrate vulnerabilities through hands-on projects
• Recognize and document security issues through comprehensive assignments
• Identify and respond properly to evolving threats in lab situations

Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

Complete Cybersecurity Fundamentals (ITEC0999). This course will provide insight into the importance of cybersecurity and the integral role of cybersecurity professionals. It will cover five key areas: 1) cybersecurity concepts, 2) security architecture principles, 3) security of networks, systems, applications and data, 4) incident response, and 5) the security implications of the adoption of emerging technologies.

Objectives:
• Understand basic cybersecurity concepts and definitions
• Identify components of security architecture
• Recognize the methodologies and techniques for detecting host- and network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies
• Understand incident response and handling methodologies
• Identify network traffic analysis methods.

Students must attend a course orientation 8 am on the first class.
Students must attend 15 hours per week.
Open Lab Availability:
Mon - Thurs, 8 am - 9 pm.
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm.

Questions? Contact Trent at tstokes@btech.edu.

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Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Step 1 - Let's Get Started - Admissions

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

Step 2 - Complete Pre Admission Course

Once the pre admission course Cybersecurity Fundamentals (ITEC0999) has been successfully completed, students will work with the IT Department for a start date.

Step 3 - Enrollment and Registration

Meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1,784 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: No

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$446

Estimated Books & Supplies

Campus Locations

 

Logan Campus - West

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

600 hours - 5-6 months

Hours per Week

30 hrs/wk (part-time options available)

Certificate Availability

High School Students:
Not Available

Adult Students:
Flexible hours
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm. (Part-time options available.)

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 100%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 0%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016