Cybersecurity Program

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What will I learn?

In our increasingly digital world, protecting online data is a critical job. Students in the Cybersecurity program learn the fundamentals of working with PC and server hardware and operating systems. They build advanced skills in anti-malware, forensics, security, defense, and protection of systems, networks, and Enterprise environments.

Students have opportunities to use the Cyber Range simulated electronic warfare environment, Microsoft Datacenter Academy working lab and/or NERDS skillset development and community outreach center.

 

The Cybersecurity Professional Credit Diploma prepares the experienced network professional or student for an entry-level career in cybersecurity in two semesters. Focusing on network defense, practical application, database protection and computer forensics, students in the program gain applicable industry skills. Students also earn certifications and gain valuable experience while earning this degree. Students can start with the credit diploma and use the credits to continue with the Cybersecurity Associate of Applied Science. 

Students should complete prerequisite coursework or have equivalent knowledge to the Network Administrator Credit Diploma before starting this degree. Contact the IT Pathway Director for additional information.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus and online.

The Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity is designed to prepare students for a career as a network cybersecurity professional. Students will develop the knowledge and tools needed to safeguard the internet and enterprise-scale IT environments. During this two-year program, students will earn at least two credit diplomas and up to seven industry recognized certifications, while earning their AAS. Additional credit diplomas can be earned to further develop marketable skill sets as desired.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus and online.

 

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates from this program may find jobs as:

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Information Security Engineers.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Information Security Analysts.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Computer Network Support Specialist.

Visit Career Coach for additional information about Computer Systems Analysts.

 Visit LCCC's Career Services to explore resources for selecting a program pathway and career/job data.


Cost of Attendance

For general college expense, students view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. Students in this program do not typically incur additional expenses.