Certificate in Information Technology / Security & Data Assurance
Guilford Technical Community College

Program Details

As more information is stored online, the need to keep data secured becomes increasingly important.  With the Certificate in Information Technology in Security & Data Assurance, an online information security degree from Guilford Technical Community College, you can develop the knowledge and skills needed to enter this growing field.  The goal of this certificate is to teach students to implement effective and comprehensive information security controls.  To do so you will study such topics as networking concepts, information policy, intrusion detection, security administration, and industry best practices to protect data communications.  This program also covers ethical issues in computer technology, ways to identify basic security threats, and the appropriate use of software to monitor network traffic.  Graduates are prepared to become security administrators or computer network professionals and are ready to pursue security certifications.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Guilford Technical Community College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score