FastForward Eligible Program:
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VA Ready Eligible Program:
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Instructional Mode: Learn@Home: Instructor-led, Live via Zoom
Students interested in taking this class must have one
of the following:
- CompTIA Network+ certification
- Minimum of two years on-the-job work experience in information security
- Degree (AS, BA, BS) in IT, Computer Science, or Cyber Security
- ITN 260 (Network Security Basics) - NOVA course completion with a C or better
Please send a copy of the certification, transcript or details of your work experience to NOVAWorkforceAnswers@nvcc.edu
and a staff member will confirm receipt. You will be dropped from the class if you register without submitting proof of the prerequisites.
CompTIA® Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of security professionals working in the IT industry. The Security+ certification confirms a technician's critical knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts.
Included with Tuition:
The course, textbook, CertMaster Practice, and industry certification exam. No other certification exams can be substituted in this program. Note:
The textbook ($51) and CertMaster Practice ($69) are assigned to students on or by the first day of class and are non-refundable
What is Expected:
You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exam.
This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.