Belmont College

Cyber Security Certificate (CCF)

View the required classes for the Cyber Security Certificate.

Gainful Employment Information.

The Cyber Security certificate is designed to propel you into an entry-level position in network security. This specialized curriculum will prepare you to:

  • Have an understanding of basic security technologies including a basic computer core
  • Understand security information fundamentals

Throughout this high-powered program, you will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience, networking skills, and cross-training.  In our internet security training program you will engage in cutting-edge learning and:

  • Be able to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
  • Be able to use basic installation procedures.
  • Have a working knowledge of computer organization, communication, and network security.
  • Have a basic understanding of cyber law and ethics by utilizing record keeping techniques and utilizing law nexus and record keeping regulatory models with knowledge of legal and ethical responsibilities.
  • Be able to determine wireless vulnerabilities and have a basic knowledge of encryption, intrusion detection, and security assurance.

The emphasis on information and online security, now an integral part of any business or organization, is in direct response to the surge of online and network computer access by multiple users.  Once you graduate from this progressive program, you will be valuable in the marketplace and qualified for a career in:

  • Information assurance
  • Computer networking
  • Homeland Security

Enjoy earning this certificate?  Continue your education in this exciting field and earn an Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security and Computer Forensics.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Knowledge of cyber law and ethics.
  2. Secure operating systems, wired and wireless networks, and web transactions.

NOTE: The certificate does not cover the topics that are in the forensics side of the major


Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Class Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Belmont College
Main: 740.695.9500
Harrison County Center: 740.942.2222
Monroe County Center: 740.472.5468

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