The Department of Information Systems Technology offers coursework in a Cyber Security Infrastructure Program. The Cyber Security Program will provide students the skills to become knowledgeable and skilled in a layered approach to computer systems security. The education process will train students for entry-level positions as network security technicians, data security analysts, and systems security administrators. The program provides students an introduction to the latest security technologies and best practices. Students will examine issues related to network security hardware, security awareness and education, security planning and defense, network security organization, and the legal and ethical issues associated with information systems security. Students also will complete multiple projects throughout the two year program to solidify new knowledge and skills. Students completing this degree program will be able to use the curriculum fundamentals learned to prepare for the CCNA, CCNAS, Network+, and Security+ industry certification exams. This program is designed for students to enter the Cyber Security field at an entry-level position.
Why Great Bay?
This new AS Degree is in high demand by all sectors of industry and government. IST Faculty has invested over two years in personal training and professional development to bring this degree program to GBCC for our students and the career opportunities they will pursue with this training.
- Cyber Security Specialist $82,500
- Network Engineer $60,000
- Server Administrator $64,000
- Network Support Specialist $60,000