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CompT1A Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+)

Searight PACE Program

Intermediate Cybersecurity – CompT1A Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

PACE 705 – Cybersecurity (Intermediate) Certificate

For those with a working knowledge of cybersecurity, this course is your next step in the profession. Businesses are actively seeking cybersecurity professionals – including Google, AT&T, Amazon, Verizon, Banks, and Governments, to name just a few.

The CompT1A Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is designed for validating an intermediate level of cybersecurity skills. These include risk analysis, threat detection, system configuration, and data analysis and interpretation to secure and protect applications and systems within an organization. Students and professionals who complete this program will learn to improve their Cybersecurity skills and better understand threat detection and new techniques for combating these issues.

Upon completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills required to leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques, analyze and interpret data, identify and address vulnerabilities, suggest preventative measures, converse with other security apparatus, and effectively respond to and recover from incidents

The program is designed for those looking to increase their knowledge and skills in mid-level cybersecurity jobs such as IT Specialist, Security Analyst, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Application Security Analyst, Incident Response or Handler, Security Engineer, Threat Hunter, and Compliance Analyst to mention a few.

Course Details

Course Name: PACE 705 – Cybersecurity (Mid-Level Career) Certificate

Professor: Prof. Emily Foss

Class Start Dates:

  • March 9, 2023
  • May 18, 2023

Class Times:

  • Classes are from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


  • $1,489

What to Expect:

Students will attend three in-person sessions on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.  Additionally, students can expect to complete online learning and research.

The in-person sessions are located at Gardner-Webb University’s Charlotte Campus.

Gardner-Webb University
The Charlotte Center
8030 Arrowridge Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273