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Metropolitan Community College Computer Science Program

Associate in Applied Science



Computer Science Information Systems Certificates

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Blue River
MCC-Business & Technology
MCC-Longview
MCC-Maple Woods
MCC-Penn Valley

Contacts:
BR-Brian Hurley, 816.604.6659
BTC-Jerin Schreiber, 816.604.5449
LV-Cindy Herbert, 816.604.2356
MW-Dempsey Yearry, 816.604.3218
PV-Lyle Gibson, 816.604.4209

Metropolitan Community College awards certificates to students who complete various career and technical programs. While each campus offers some of the same certificates, others are offered only at one of the MCC campuses.

Certificates Awarded:

IMPORTANT: MCC recently updated the BSAD course designator for its business courses to either BUSN or ACCT. Please refer to the Business Course Crosswalk (PDF) to determine the name of the new BUSN or ACCT course that will fulfill the BSAD requirement on your degree plan.

Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Cybersecurity Certificate

Cybersecurity Certificate (PDF)

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
Program Requirements
CSIS 119 Scripting Fundamentals 3
CSIS 152 Linux Operating System 3
CSIS 161 Networking Fundamentals 3
CSIS 170 Principles of Information Security 3
CSIS 230 Windows Server and Active Directory Fundamentals 3
CSIS 270 Network and Systems Security 3
CSIS 280 Penetration Testing 3
CSIS 281 Cyber Analytics 3
Total Credit Hours Required 25

CSIS Software Development Certificate

CSIS Software Development Certificate (PDF)

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
Program Requirements
CSIS 110 Information Technology Fundamentals 3
CSIS 115 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CSIS 123 Programming Fundamentals 3
CSIS 128 Web Development 3
CSIS 143 Database Design and Management 3
CSIS 152 Linux Operating System 3
CSIS 161 Networking Fundamentals  3
CSIS 170 Principles of Information Assurance 3
CSIS 222  Object-Oriented Programming with Java 3
CSIS 223 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3
CSIS 228 Advanced Web Development 3
CSIS 279 Web Database Programming  3
Total Credit Hours Required 40

Note: The following Certificates (Computer and User Support, Network and Systems Support, and Secure Systems Administration and Engineering) are stackable, and make up the core of the AAS Secure Systems Administration and Engineering (Cybersecurity) degree program.

Computer and User Support Certificate

Computer and User Support Certificate (PDF)

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
Program Requirements
BUSN 105 Business Communications 3
CSIS 110 Information Technology Fundamentals 3
CSIS 111 Computer Hardware, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting 3
CSIS 115 Computer Concepts andApplications 3
CSIS 151 Microcomputer Operating Systems Concepts 3
Current CompTIA A+ Certification* Pass
Tota lCredit Hours Required 16

* No older than 36 months.

CSIS Network and Systems Support Certificate

CSIS Network and Systems Support Certificate (PDF)

Program Requirements
Complete the Computer and User Support Certificate 16
CSIS 123 Programming Fundamentals 3
CSIS 143 Database Design and Management 3
CSIS 152 Linux Operating System 3
CSIS 161 Networking Fundamentals 3
CSIS 230 Windows Server and Active Directory Fundamentals 3
CSIS 232 Virtualization Cloud Computing Concepts 4
Current CompTIA Network+ Certification* Pass
Total Credit Hours Required 35

 * No older than 36 months.

CSIS Secure Systems Administration & Engineering Certificate

Secure Systems Administration & Engineering Certificate (PDF)

Program Requirements
Complete the Network and User Support Certificate  35
CSIS 170 Principles of InformationAssurance 3
CSIS 270 Network and Systems Security 3
CSIS 290 Field Competencies and Employment Strategies 3
Complete the CompTIA Security+ Certification*  Pass
Total Credit Hours Required 44

* No older than 36 months 

Last Modified: 12/18/19