FBI – Cyber STEM Certificate Requirements

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FBI-Cyber STEM Pathway Program The chart below outlines the specific requirements needed to achieve the FBI-Cyber STEM Pathway Certificate:The * indicates subject areas that are unique to the program

FBI-CYBER STEM PATHWAY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS CREDENTIALING REQUIREMENTS
Cyber – STEM Pathway CTE* Earn 5 FBI-Cyber STEM credits in one Pathway area or 5 Credits in any of the following pathways: Cyber Security, Computer Science, Business & Information Technology or Engineering
Mathematics 4 Credits
Laboratory Science 4  Credits
English 4 Credits
History & Social Sciences 4 Credits
Foreign Languages 3 Credits
Health & Physical Education 2 Credits
Economics and Personal Finance 1 Credit
Industry Credentialing Test* 1 Pass
Cyber Security Assessment/Camp/Competition* 1 Challenge
FBI Engagement Activities* 2 Activities
Total 27 credits + 1 Competition Challenge + 2 FBI Engagement Activities

Reference the FBI-Cyber STEM Course Offerings below for a list of the applicable courses that satisfy the requirements.     

FBI-Cyber STEM Course Offerings*

FBI-Cyber STEM Course Pathway: Earn a total of 5 credits (also satisfies the Fine Arts and Career & Technical Education (CTE) diploma requirement):

Cyber Security Pathway

  • 26653 Cyber Security I: Networks
  • 26654 Cyber Security I: Operating Systems
  • 26655 Cyber Security I: Systems Administration
  • 26656 Cyber Security I: Telecommunications & Routing Protocols
  • 26657 Cyber Security II: Network Operations
  • 26658 Cyber Security II: Network Operations Advanced

Computer Science Pathway

  • 16640 Investigating Computer Science (a middle school high school for credit course)
  • 26639 Computer Science
  • 33185 Computer Science, AP
  • 33186 Computer Science Principles, AP
  • 36560/36570 IB Computer Science, HL Part I & Part II

Business and Information Technology Pathway

  • 23105 Foundation Technology
  • 26116 Introduction to Information Technology
  • 26648 Advanced Topics in Information Technology
  • 26614 Computer Information Systems
  • 29800 Computer Networking and Internet App
  • 26630 Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies
  • 26649 Advanced Topics in Computer Information Systems
  • 26638 Computer Programming
  • 26643 Computer Programming Advanced

Engineering Pathway

  • 28491 Engineering I:  Introduction to Engineering Design
  • 28492 Engineering II:  Principles of Engineering
  • 28467 Biotechnology Techniques and Applications
  • 28325 Forensic Technology with application in Biotechnology
  • 28493 Engineering III: Computer Integrated Production Engineering Capstone Course
  • 28421 Robotic Design (middle school)

Credentialing Test: Pass 1 industry credentialing test from the list below:

  • Linux+ Examinations—Powered by Linux Professional Institute (LPI) (Must pass both exams)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Examinations (Pass any one exam)
  • Network Administration Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • Network Pro Certification Examination
  • Network+ Certification Examination
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
  • Security Pro Certification Assessment
  • Security+ Certification Examination
  • Software Development Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • Systems Administration Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • Technical Support Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • Web Administration Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • Web Design and Development Certification Tests (Pass any one test)
  • A+ Certification Examination
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching Examination
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Security Examination
  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Examination
  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Security Examination
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Examination
  • Computer Maintenance Technology Examination
  • Computer Networking Fundamentals Assessment
  • Computer Repair Technology Assessment
  • Computer Service Technician (CST) Examination
  • Computer Technology Assessment

 Participate in a total of 1 Cyber Security Challenge:

FBI Cyber STEM participants  are notified of challenges within the FBI Cyber STEM Canvas course (The Canvas course enrollment occurs after the student has been accepted into the FBI Cyber STEM program).

Attend a total of 2 FBI engagement activities:

FBI Cyber STEM participants are notified about engagement activities within the FBI Cyber STEM Canvas course (The Canvas course enrollment occurs after the student has been accepted into the FBI Cyber STEM program).