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At a Glance

Carroll’s Network Security Certificate program prepares students for a stable career in computer network security and administration.

Total Credits:


Certificate Length:

1.5 Years

About the Certificate

The purpose of the Network Security Certificate program is to train students for a career in computer network security and administration, computer repair & support or a related field by providing a broad background in computer networking and network security, network analysis, computer maintenance and operating systems.

Advisory Board

Carroll’s Network Security curriculum is developed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of business leaders and industry experts, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements.



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Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks and are employed by nearly every type of government or business organization.

Getting certified in Network Security validates your basic computer security skills, allowing you to qualify for entry-level positions in this in-demand field like cybersecurity analyst, security engineer and security consultant.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for network and computer systems administrators is over $84,000.


This program is not intended for transfer.


Carroll’s faculty are professionals with direct experience in the information technology field.