Cybersecurity and Network Administration (AAS)

(104 credits)

Program Description

Are you passionate about technology? Do you understand the importance of the security of your devices and data? By studying Cybersecurity & Network Administration, you can earn a competitive salary, immerse yourself in a rapidly-changing tech industry, and turn your talents into a career demanded by a growing number of workplaces across several industries.

Coursework begins with an introduction to networking, client/server operating systems and computer hardware. A steady progression follows to more advanced subject matter in these area, with additional emphasis on securing both wired and wireless networks, and a focus on ethical hacking.

The Cybersecurity Program is designed for persons interested in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting computer networks with an emphasis on security. The program prepares students for positions in network technical support, utilizing security tools and procedures. This program is for students interested in a pathway into the cybersecurity field. It helps to prepare the student for the A+, N+, Security+, CySA+, PenTest+Cisco certifications, and Microsoft certifications.

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities can be found in both public and private sectors. Students who earn their AAS degree will be exposed to current tools and techniques for implementing solutions for customers in networked environments. The continuing advancement of technology creates a demand for skilled technicians who can provide immediate support in these areas. Cyber Security Technician, Network Administrator and Desktop Support Technician.

  • Network Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer Network Architect