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  Networking administration fundamentals
  Basic concepts of data communications and network design
  Transmission media and communications hardware

Required Classes
IT-640 - Networking and Telecommunications
IT-642 - Network Adminstration




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Information Systems Security ArchitectureGraduate

Description
Enormous growth in the Internet and computer networks creates oppor- tunities for individuals with skills to protect corporate computer systems from unauthorized access and theft. You will learn to develop, implement and monitor a computer security implementation plan.

What You Will Learn
  Elements of identification, authentication, access control and security auditing
  Operating system security products and tools
  Privacy and integrity analysis within a network environment

Required Classes
CS-651 - Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS-652 - Operating Systems Security
CS-653 - Network Security
CS-659 - Information Systems Security




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It and Business TransformationGraduate

Description
To transform an organization, managers must understand and utilize the power of information technology. This certificate aims to develop leaders with an enterprise view of the organization, who use technology to develop new paradigms and implement organizational strategies that result in responsive change.

What You Will Learn
  IT and e-Business technologies and their roles within organizations
  How to use technology to transform the organization and secure competitive advantage
  Effective change leadership principles

Required Classes
ID-612 - Leadership
MGM-608 - Managing E-Business
MGM-628 - Marketing in the Digital Age
MGM-638 - Transforming the Enterprise With It




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Software DevelopmentGraduate

Description
This certificate prepares you to organize and control software development efforts using state-of-the-practice software engineering techniques. You will gain the knowledge to successfully develop and implement large-scale, complex software applications.

What You Will Learn
  Evaluation and testing of software design processes
  Integration of complex hardware and software systems
  Principles of project management processes

Required Classes
CS-649 - Software Design
CS-675 - Systems Integration and Test
MPM-600 - Project Mgmt Process in Org




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Project ManagementGraduate




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Systems EngineeringGraduate

Description
This program prepares tomorrow?s technical leaders to successfully develop, manage and maintain large scale, complex computer systems. You will learn system architecture as well as software process improve- ment and implementation.

What You Will Learn
  Distributed and heterogeneous systems; reliability and security
  System engineering methodologies
  Project management process principles

Required Classes
CS-644 - Computer Systems Architecture
CS-671 - Software Systems Engineering Process
CS-672 - Systems Engineering Methods
MPM-600 - Project Mgmt Process in Org




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Database ManagementGraduate

Description
Professionals who can integrate and manage a company's information through effective use of databases are well positioned for competitive advantage. This certificate provides the skills and insight to design, develop and manage organizational databases as well as conceptual modeling and logical/physical design techniques.

What You Will Learn
  Fundamentals of relational database systems
  Internal and external views of database management systems
  Conceptual modeling, use of CASE tools and security design considerations

Required Classes
IT-610 - Relational Database Mgmt. Systems
IT-612 - Database Analy Design and Implementation




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Business ManagementGraduate

Description
This program is designed for individuals who want to enter or advance into management positions. It provides a common body of knowledge related to people, processes, strategy and technology. You will explore the impact of information technology and develop skills that are essential to effective management.

What You Will Learn
  Identifying and making effective marketing decisions
  Tools for resource management and handling organizational issues
  Motivating employees through effective leadership
  Leveraging information technology for competitive advantage
  Managing projects in organizations

Required Classes
IT-600 - IT Management
MGM-604 - Organizational Behavior
MGM-630 - Applied Managerial Marketing
MPM-600 - Project Mgmt Process in Org




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Information Systems SecurityGraduate

Description
This certificate provides a strong foundation for individuals interested in developing technical skills to support the explosive demand for computer system security professionals. You will become familiar with the threats that jeopardize corporate technical resources as well as methods to anticipate them and reduce their impact.

What You Will Learn
  Fundamentals of information system security
  Current computer system technologies
  Models that guide computer system security approaches

Required Classes
CS-651 - Computer Systems Security Foundations




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Project ManagementGraduate

Description
Across industry types, there is a growing need for leaders who can plan, manage and execute projects- accurately, on time and on budget. This certificate is for both new and seasoned project managers. The program is designed to assist you in meeting the requirements of PMP certification by the Project Management Institute

What You Will Learn
  Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard for PM
  Real-world project planning (budgeting,scheduling, procurement,risk management and control systems)
  Teaming; time and conflict management
  MS Project 2000; CPM/PERT, Gantt and other scheduling techniques

Required Classes
MPM-600 - Project Mgmt Process in Org
MPM-605 - Proj Planning, Exec & Closure
MPM-610 - Schedule and Cost Control Techniques
MPM-615 - Contract & Procmnt Proj Mgmt
MPM-620 - Risk and Quality Mgmt in Pm




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Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementGraduate

Description
Logistics, the second largest employment sector in the US, is effectively managing material, information and services as they flow in, through, and out of an organization. You will gain an understanding of the supply chain and how it can be applied to solve day-to-day problems in the face of perpetual change and a networking-intensive environment.

What You Will Learn
  Systems approach to product design and supply chain management
  Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP II) and just-in-time approaches
  Reliability, maintainability and availability concepts

Required Classes
LOG-620 - Supply Chain Mgmt:design and Production
LOG-630 - Supply Chain Management: Invent & Distr
LOG-640 - Supply Chain Mgm:logistics Cost Analysis




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Security Certification and AccreditationGraduate

Description
A system that performs mission sensitive operations requires access to irsensitiveln resources. The owners of these resources require a measure of the risk assumed in allowing access in the intended manner as well as an assessment of how well the system implements its requirements. The DoD was first in evolving strategies and methods to formally address these tasks, most recently by the DITSCAP and its civilian counterpart, NIACAP. This course addresses each of these topics and standards and how they may lead to a higher level of assurance in systems development.

What You Will Learn
  How to create, implement, and manage a systematic approach to controlling security risk
  How to apply federal guidelines contained in DITSCAP to manage risk

Required Classes




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Computer Systems ArchitectureGraduate

Description
Industry needs technical professionals who understand the latest devel- opments and opportunities in optimizing computer systems within organizations. This certificate prepares you to develop systems that give organizations a competitive advantage in today's highly technical environment including enabling technologies and security.

What You Will Learn
  Distributed and network operating systems and client server systems
  System architecture, functional concepts and state-of-the-practice networking
  The lower four layers of the OSI Reference Model and the TCP/IP protocol suite

Required Classes
CS-630 - Modern Operating Systems
CS-635 - Computer Networking
CS-644 - Computer Systems Architecture




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Criminal JusticeGraduate

Description
The criminal justice field is growing rapidly, not only in the areas of corrections, courts and law, but also in the diversionary and ancillary programs that support the system. This certificate will help develop your critical thinking skills and provides you an interdisciplinary perspective on crime and the criminal justice system so you will be prepared for management and administrative positions.

What You Will Learn
  Different correctional modes and approaches to changing and controlling criminal behavior
  Critical management skills in the crime lab
  Court performance standards and caseflow management
  How to effectively manage in law enforcement

Required Classes
CRJ-610 - Crime Lab/Evidence Management
CRJ-620 - Court Services Management
CRJ-630 - Law Enforcement Management
CRJ-640 - Corrections Management




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Grants and ContractsGraduate

Description
Grants from government and private sources provide important sup- plemental funding to law enforcement agencies, and many other social service agencies. This certificate prepares you to research and determine the proper sources for a specific grant request, and the steps to actually write a successful grant.

What You Will Learn
  Methods of researching and finding a grant source to fit your needs
  Constructing a realistic grant proposal
  How to create a strong proposal package that highlights your organization's mission, objectives and budget
  Understanding procedures for government contracting in program appropriation

Required Classes




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Technology ManagementGraduate

Description
Professional Certificate in Technology Management

What You Will Learn

Required Classes




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Change ManagementGraduate

Description
Change is a constant if an organization is to survive, yet change is often seen as a negative force to be resisted. This certificate is designed to help you become a leader of positive change.

What You Will Learn
  Change techniques and methodologies that can be used to create beneficial change
  Creating purposeful innovation and building a successful culture
  How to lead others as well as understand group and team dynamics

Required Classes
ID-612 - Leadership
MGM-604 - Organizational Behavior




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Information Systems Security ManagementGraduate

Description
This program introduces tomorrow's technical leaders to computer system security management, including methods to combat the very- real threat to corporate technical resources. You will learn to develop, implement and monitor security standards and procedures.

What You Will Learn
  Fundamentals of information system security
  Current computer system technologies
  Contingency planning, disaster recovery, legal/ethical issues and computer crime

Required Classes
CS-651 - Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS-654 - Security Management




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Homeland Security ManagementGraduate

Description
Homeland security is a rapidly evolving area involving federal, state, local, and private resources to deal with threats to American citizens and organizations. The certificate will provide the student with an inter- disciplinary approach to defining terrorism in analysis of counter- terrorism strategies for planned responses.

What You Will Learn
  Structure of Homeland Security and inter-governmental system relationships
  Planning a response to address intelligence gathering
  Implementation and analysis of response strategies
  Analysis and work with other units of government from a management perspective

Required Classes
CRJ-650 - Terrorism & Homeland Security Management




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Business AdministrationGraduate

Description
Professional Certificate in Business Administration

What You Will Learn

Required Classes




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Systems Analysis and IntegrationGraduate

Description
There is a growing need within industry for an understanding of life- cycle development and management of information systems to ensure the effective linking of technology with organizational needs. This certificate provides you with the knowledge necessary to guide the development and implementation of systems that will allow organizations to gain a competitive advantage in today's highly technical environment.

What You Will Learn
  Elicitation of system requirements and the analysis and translation of requirements into system specifications
  Foundation in the techniques used to specify and design software and hardware system components
  Test planning, procedures and activities required for the development, implementation and integration of new or revised systems
  Implementation and maintenance requirements and techniques of new and revised systems supporting business processes

Required Classes
IT-660 - Information Technology Systs Development
IT-662 - ITSystems Implementation




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CISSP/SSCP Examination PreparationGraduate

Description
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC) has developed the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certifications. These certifications are broadly recognized in the security industry and demonstrate to employers that the professional has an under- standing of (ISC) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for information systems security professionals. The following CTU courses cover the CBK and help prepare you to take the SSCP or CISSP examinations. Certification requires both successful examination and professional experience (available October 2003).

What You Will Learn
  Coverage of the 10 domain areas of the Common Body of Knowledge
  In-depth coverage of the most important areas

Required Classes
CS-651 - Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS-659 - Information Systems Security




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Public AdministrationGraduate

Description
This certificate is designed to provide exceptionally strong preparation in modern managerial skills. These skills are essential in today's environ- ment that demands greater public accountability and effectiveness from not only private sector but also public and non-profit organizations. The certificate emphasizes effective leadership, management, human resources, public policy and operations.

What You Will Learn
  Apply elements of successful leadership
  Create and manage high-performance organizations
  Understand the public system structure and policy
  Develop, maintain, and manage human resources in the public sector
  Manage effectively in the operational environment

Required Classes
ID-612 - Leadership
HRM-640 - Strategic Human Resource Mgmt
MGM-604 - Organizational Behavior
MGM-623 - Public Administration