Training staff must have the required education and experience to appropriately teach the program content. Examples of education and experience include, but are not limited to, certificates and/or degrees from postsecondary institutions; certifications from industry-recognized agencies, and practical work experience in, or in a field closely related to, the career fields the program prepares students to enter. MedCerts confirms each training staff members academic background and work experience to ensure they are qualified to teach in the program.
This program prepares current and future IT professionals for a career in cybersecurity with a focus on offensive strategies to protect an organization from risk. Penetration Testers or Pentesters (also known as Ethical Hackers) pro-actively test for security gaps and weaknesses within organizations of all sizes. This program focuses on developing the 5 primary skills of Planning and Scoping, Information Gathering Vulnerability Identification, Attacks and Exploits, Penetration Testing Tools, and Reporting and Communication.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
This program has open enrollment.