Cyber Security Program, AAS (Owens Code: CYSP)
The Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security degree program prepares students to be entry-level candidates in one of the fastest-growing and rewarding careers in the Information and Cyber Security industry. Students may elect to continue their education by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in this area of study with a 4-year institution.
Students will earn industry-recognized certifications as part of this program of study and explore Cyber Security topics using state-of-the-art equipment and lab simulations. This degree program will introduce them to the hands-on skillsets of software and hardware security tools to aid in the designing of secure systems and protecting enterprise information and network assets. Students will be introduced to investigating computer-related crimes and identifying the resources exploited by cybercriminals and terrorists. This curriculum also will introduce students to the standards, models, and best practices used to solve real-world issues and to draft security policies to resolve risks and threats to today’s IT infrastructure.
This degree program in Cyber Security focuses on practical skills that are necessary for entry to a bachelor’s degree program in this field and professional cybersecurity opportunities at an entry-level such as:
- Cybersecurity Analyst
- Information Security Personnel
- Security Operations Center
- Digital Forensics and incident response
- Cyber Threat Detection
- Cyber Risk