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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Cybersecurity Associate Degree

Program Code 101512

Cybersecurity careers are at the forefront of information technology. IT security professionals are needed to prevent hackers from stealing vital data and to protect computer operations. Cybersecurity technologists are responsible for network security infrastructure, security application software, and security monitoring. Typical career opportunities in this field range from firewall administrators to intrusion detection administrators to security technology consultants. Responsibilities can include firewall administration, network security configuration and support, and security monitoring – all focused on developing and maintaining a secure network. Graduates of this associate degree are also prepared to pursue mainstream vendor certifications with additional study.

100%

Graduate Employment

With 100% Employed in Field

Explore Locations

This program is offered at:

Green Bay

Marinette

Follow Your Path

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

611504, Networking Pathway Certificate

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • One year of high school algebra completed.
  • User level familiarity with one or more computer operating environments.
  • Ability to interact with a computer system (keyboarding or assist device).
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

Suggested Skills for Success

  • Select from among these two and three credit courses:
  • 10-152-173, IT: Program: Part 1 (C#)
  • 10-152-163, IT: Program: Visual Basic
  • 10-150-178, IT: Network: Cisco 3
  • 10-150-187, IT: Network: Microsoft Server 2
  • 10-150-158, IT: Network: Linux 2
  • 10-150-184, IT: Network: Virtualization 2
Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Cybersecurity Associate Degree in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
16
Second Semester
Semester Total
17
Third Semester
Semester Total
15
Fourth Semester
Semester Total
15
Total Credits
65

Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101, is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.

Course Descriptions