Program Overview

Metropolitan Community College offers a Microcomputer Technology – Network Security and Computer Forensics (MNSS1) degree for students interested in protecting networked systems. Students may find careers within corporate environments protecting networks from intrusions and a number of security threats. Students have the potential to gain experience investigating possible intrusions and gain the expertise to further secure network systems from future security breaches. The courses will also provide instruction on the how to protect information and coordinate investigation efforts with law enforcement.

The program may be completed entirely online. However, if a student was to complete traditional courses, they may enroll within the program on the Fort Omaha campus. Students will need to complete 27 credits in order to graduate. The total credits may be fulfilled from a list of six required, 4.5 credit courses. Some of the courses are Building Secure Environments, Boundary Protection, and Security Capstone. Upon graduation, students will be awarded the Specialist Diploma.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Diploma

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Metropolitan Community College Area is a two-year public school located in Omaha, Nebraska. MCC was created in 1974 to serve residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington counties in the state of Nebraska. MCC's mission is to provide quality learning experiences for a diverse community of lifelong learners in its four-county service area.

    MCC offers more than 100 one- and two-year career programs, as well as academic transfer programs. Online for-credit courses equal that of on-campus courses and retain similar academic standards.


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