Information Technology – Information Security Certificate

Program Number: 97-150-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid
FLEx Degree

Develop skills in web security and add an IT credential to your resume after only four courses with the Information Technology - Information Security Certificate at Moraine Park Technical College. 

About the Program

Build on your current career in IT, or propel your IT career forward with a certificate in Information Security. Students in the Information Technology – Information Security Certificate program focus on today’s needs in internet security development.

What You'll Learn

With today’s technology, web security is vital. Students in this certificate learn about implementation techniques to maintain information security. Graduates of this certificate gain skills to recognize, prevent and respond to network attacks. These students will also be able to use appropriate tools to respond to compromised networks and vulnerabilities. They are skilled in identifying intrusion methods, policy development, encryption and authentication. Curriculum aligns with Checkpoint Secure Academy. 


Approximate Costs
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Career Opportunities
  • Internet Security Specialist
  • Computer Network Security Specialist
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    Semester 1
    150-191Principles of Information Security3
    150-192Network Security Fundamentals3
    150-193Network Attacks and Firewalls3
    150-194Network Defense and Countermeasures3
    Total 12