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Cybersecurity Degree

Cybersecurity Associate in Science Degree (CAE-CD PoS Validated)

The Cybersecurity Associate in Science degree provides courses and content that are informed by two major sources of proven requirements for cybersecurity education in 2-year colleges: NICE Framework from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Knowledge Unit required for National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (IA/CD) designation, a program jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).



Cybersecurity Certificates

The stackable nature of these certificates allows students to earn multiple certificates while pursuing their Associate Degree. In addition, the certificates allow students to not only earn an academic credential but also the opportunity to earn industry credentials by successfully passing industry standard certification exams.

Cybersecurity Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to perform network and security technician jobs. Students will be able to administer and configure networks while applying cybersecurity best practices.

Students completing this certificate are encouraged to gain industry credentials by taking certification exams.



Advanced Cybersecurity Certificate

This certificate, the second level in a stackable certificate model, offers non-traditional, under-represented, careerchanger, and veteran students in addition to traditional students, skills in a field with great job opportunities. The security field used to require a higher level of education; however, this requirement has changed recently and the demand for hiring those with cybersecurity knowledge is growing fast.

Students completing this certificate will be prepared and are encouraged to gain industry credentials by taking industry standard examinations offered by leading Networking and Cybersecurity certification organizations.