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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Cybersecurity, A.S. (Cumberland)

The Cyber Security field is listed as one of the fastest growing fields by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. This program is designed to be approachable, practical, and a good foundation for further study. The Associate in Science (AS) degree in Cyber Security is designed to provide two academic years of college study for transfer to a four-year college or university.
Program Goals

• Identify security risks and summarize possible remedies.

• Use evidence-gathering protocols to locate, recover, and analyze digital

evidence using forensics techniques and best practices for evidence


• Install and configure a Linux and/or Windows system and identify security

risks and possible remedies

• Apply for least one industry-recognized certification, such as CEH Certified

Ethical Hacker), CompTIA CSA (Cybersecurity Analyst), CompTIA A+

(Hardware repair).

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four-year colleges and universities. Cumberland graduates have obtained bachelor's and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities. This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year college or university in fields such as Security Technician, Security Analyst, Security Administrator, and Security Auditor.
Career Opportunities
Computer support specialist, computer systems administrator, network administrator, systems analyst.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.