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.
- 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+ .
Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.
The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.
For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar.