Cyber Security Certificate

Cyber Security Certificate

The following series is offered through a partnership with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.

In today's world of complex information systems, there has never been a better time to work in cyber security. It is the responsibility of everyone in an organization to have, at minimum, a foundational understanding of security issues and vulnerabilities. Penn State Beaver's Cyber Security Certificate is designed to provide security training, no matter what your level of experience. The program is ideal for industry professionals looking to upgrade their skills or individuals looking to change careers. 

CyberSafe

Course Overview

This four-hour, online, synchronous course is designed to help you to understand security compliance considerations, social engineering, malware, and various other data security-related concepts. In this course, you will explore the hazards and pitfalls and learn how to use technology safely. You will identify the need for security, secure devices and secure your use of the internet.

Dates and Times:

  • Friday, December 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 8, 2017, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $200

Network+

Course Overview

In this 40-hour, online, synchronous course, students will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks and be able to configure, manage and troubleshoot modern networks. This course will help the student prepare for the N10-006 exam and certification.

Dates and Times:

  • Monday - Friday, November 13-17, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, November 27-December 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, December 4-8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $1,700

Security+

Course Overview

In this 40-hour, online, synchronous course, students will implement, monitor and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information and operational security. Students will prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination (SY0-401).

Dates and Times:

  • Monday - Friday, November 13-17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, November 27-December 1, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, December 4-8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $1,700

Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)

Course Overview

This 40-hour, online, synchronous course, will cover 270 attack technologies commonly used by hackers. Throughout the CEH course you will be immersed in a hacker’s mindset, evaluating not just logical, but physical security.

Dates and Times:

  • Monday - Friday, November 27-December 1, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, December 4-8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Monday - Friday, December 18-22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $2,300

Cyber Security Series

Individuals who register for the entire 128-hour program will receive a discount of $900.

Courses included:

  • CyberSafe
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Certified Ethical Hacking

Cost: $5,000 **

For more information, or to register, please call or email Jill Valentine, 724-773-3765 or jak249@psu.edu.

* Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act: Penn State Beaver provides training to eligible individuals under the Workforce Investment  and Opportunity Act. Students may qualify for financial assistance if he or she is unemployed, underemployed or a dislocated worker. Please contact your local Pennsylvania CareerLink office to determine your eligibility. For more information on Penn State Beaver’s approved training programs, please contact Jill Valentine at 724-773-3765 or jak249@psu.edu.

**Cancellations and Refunds

Payment is due upon registration. Registration cancellations with a full refund will be accepted until one week prior to the first class. After that, the individual may be held responsible for registration and fees. The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.