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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Cybersecurity, A.S. (Cumberland)

​​​Description
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.

The program at RCSJ-Cumberland is designed to be approachable, practical, and a good foundation for further study at any four-year college or university. For those looking to stay close to home, students are able to take advantage of the partnership with Wilmington University. Our credits seamlessly transfer into their Computer and Network Security Bachelor of Science program. These courses may be taken at the University Center.​
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 recovery.
  • 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), Security+, Linux+ and Network+ .​
Admissions
Rowan College of South Jersey 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
AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities. RCSJ graduates have obtained bachelor's degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. RCSJ-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, cybersecurity specialist/technician, cyber crime analyst, and i​ncident analyst.

Disclaimer: 
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.




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For more information about the field of Cybersecurity, please contact Anthony Haddad, Administrative Professor, at ahaddad@rcsj.edu. If you want information on how to enroll for courses, please contact a STEM Pathways advisor at stempathways@cc.rcsj.edu​.


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