Wireless Network Security Certificate - Curriculum 297

Academic Associate

Monique P. Fargues, Ph.D.

Code EC/Fa, Spanagel Hall, Room 456

(831) 656-2859, DSN 756-2859

fargues@nps.edu

Program Manager

Roberto Cristi, Ph.D.

Code EC/Cx, Spanagel Hall

Room 462

(831) 656-2223, DSN 756-2223

rcristi@nps.edu

Brief Overview

This certificate is designed to provide students with a graduate level focus on the security of wireless communications networks, and depending on elective choice, an ability to assess the security of wireless devices or telecommunications systems, to maintain situational awareness on wireless networks or assess the risk of covert malicious functionality in system hardware components.

Requirements for Entry

Students who plan to enroll in the Wireless Network Security Certificate Program should have a BSEE degree or a degree in another area of science or engineering with additional coursework and on-the-job experience, including a basic communications course, that will allow them to successfully complete the certificate courses.

Entry Date

Fall

Program Length

9-12 months

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
EC4770Wireless Communications Network Security

3

2

EC4745Mobile Ad-hoc Wireless Networks

3

2

And one or two of the following electives to total a minimum of 12 credit hours:

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
EC4730Covert Communications

3

2

EC4735Telecommunications Systems Security

3

2

EC4755Network Traffic, Activity Detection, and Tracking

3

2

EC4795Wireless Device Security

3

2