Information Security Specialist Certificate of Competence

Upgrade your skills for a better paying job in cybersecurity. Earn an Information Security Specialist certificate in one semester that prepares you for entry-level positions in the field of cybersecurity with a focus on networking, computer security, ethical hacking, and computer forensics. Once completed, you can pursue industry valued certifications. Ideal for anyone with prior computer science experience such as web development, technician, help desk, etc.

Certificate description

Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue industry certifications.

  • Lays the foundation for CompTIA Network+, Security+, and EC-Council’s Ethical Hacking industry certifications
  • Additional support available for Native Hawaiian students pursuing the certificate* 

Tuition and Tuition Assistance

Total cost for the Information Security Specialist Certificate is approximately $1,597.*

*CARES Act stipends for Spring 2021 are available to those who qualify.

*‘Ao kahi scholarships are available to Native Hawaiian students who qualify.

Certificate Courses

Course: TitleCredits
ICS 171: Introduction to Computer Security3
ICS 184: Introduction to Networking3
ICS 281: Ethical Hacking3
ICS 282: Computer Forensics3

For more information, contact wccCyber@hawaii.edu.