CiscoThe CISSP Certificate Program is designed for the IT/cyber-security professional who is looking to advance their career to the management level. This program encompasses a more broad range of responsibility, which not only includes digital protection but also physical security, personnel training, creation of policy, documentation, collection of evidence, etc.
This program prepares the student to work at the highest information assurance levels in the DoD and private hierarchy.

CISSP Program Overview

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • Explain access control mechanisms and architecture that protect information systems assets
  • Demonstrate proficiency in modern network architecture and design
  • Demonstrate the cognitive ability to create a complete system of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the life cycle and effectiveness of software security applications
  • Compare and contrast the different cryptographic protocols and make recommendations for each application
  • Demonstrate the ability to implement a network architecture that anticipates threats and best utilizes the resources at hand
  • Assess current operations policy in regards to incident response and make recommendations improvements
  • Explain the importance of a disaster recovery policy and demonstrate multiple effective strategies
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect digital forensic evidence while maintaining its integrity
  • Demonstrate knowledge of physical security systems and how they add to the overall security of the network

Course Outline

What Courses Will I take?

The following courses are included in the CISSP training program. You will progress through the program with a series of detailed and engaging video lessons and assessments powered by the OnlineExpert platform from LearnKey. This CISSP Certificate program has a total of 21 credits.

Course ID Course Name Credit Hours
ISP100 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Part I 5 Credits
ISP105 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Part II 5 Credits
ISP200 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Part III 5 Credits
ISP205 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Part IV 6 Credits

Career Outlook

What career opportunities exist for someone trained in the CISSP program?

Career Outlook

Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high. Cyberattacks have grown in frequency, and analysts will be needed to come up with innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or creating problems for computer networks.

Employment Opportunities

You could find opportunities to utilize the Advanced Security Practitioner certificate in the following settings:

  • Government
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Health/Finance
  • Customer service
  • Transportation
  • Computer/software companies



The median annual wage for information security analysts in May 2015 was $90,120. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $51,280, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $143,770. **This information is based on obtaining a bachelor’s degree in an information security related field.


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Information Security Analysts, on the internet at (visited March 16, 2017).

Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans

The total price for the Brighton College Cisco Certificate is $4,790.

Total Tuition $4,095
Enrollment Fee $100
Resource Fee $595
Total Sales Price $4,790

All academic and financial obligations to the school must be made prior to release of final transcripts and diploma. For full admission requirements visit Admission Procedures.

  • Full Payment Plan: Pay in full for a total program price of of $4,490. Save $300!
  • Private Student Loan: Finance your education with low down payments and customized terms!

Financial Assistance

The programs at Brighton College are approved for Veterans benefits. Brighton College also works with many employers’ Tuition Reimbursement programs as well as various Workforce Development and Vocational Rehabilitation programs. To find out if you qualify for these programs, call our office at 1.800.354.1254 for more information.


Change of Program $50
Additional Transcript $10
Late Payment $25
Returned Check / Declined Credit Card $25
Academic Extension* $500
Re-Admission Fee $200

Textbooks and Materials

All textbooks and learning materials are provided to students for the CISSP program. Courses are taken one at a time, and textbooks and materials are delivered as new courses are released to the student.

Career Services

Brighton College is dedicated to assist you with your job search. Below are just a few ways we work to ensure that as a graduate you are positioned to take the next step toward achieving your career goals.

Specialized Career Course

As a Brighton College graduate, you will have the option to take a course that focuses on career information and prepares you for your job search. Learn important skills such as networking, career management, and building interpersonal relationships.

One-On-One Cover Letter Assistance

You will learn how to build and design effective cover letters and follow-up letters. In addition, we will provide specific examples.

Interview Preparation

You will learn interview techniques and tips on how to answer the most commonly asked questions.