Cyber Security is offered online.
- Computer Support Specialist
- Computer Programmer*
- Database Administrator*
- Information Security Analyst*
- Computer and Information Research Scientist*
Sample job: Database Administrator
Median Salary: $87,020
Job Growth Outlook 2016-26: 11%
The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
*Jobs titles with an asterisk may require a bachelor’s degree.
What will you learn?
You will learn the critical skills needed to identify, analyze, process and correct threats to the security of IT systems in any industry.
Online Cyber Security – Earn your Cyber Security AAS degree online with us
Our Associate in Applied Science degree in Cyber Security is entirely online and ready to prepare you for a great new career.
If you’ve been searching for a way to earn a degree in Cyber Security, you know other colleges have a program, but it’s not entirely online — ours is.
We’ve designed the program for people who are into tech, gaming, used to work in corporate IT or worked as a consultant. You already know cyber security is huge. There are currently 10,000 job openings in the metro Detroit area. Your job prospects will be great!
We’ll prepare you for Cyber Security certifications during courses, so you’ll have the opportunity to earn third-party Security Plus, A-Plus and Network Plus certifications. You can add those to your resume as you decide which job opportunities you want to go after!
Experts from across the country will deliver the online Cyber Security courses. You’ll gain perspective and learn from people who have experience in the industry, are familiar with the importance of different industry certifications and ready to share their knowledge with you.You’ll be ready — and certified to work in Cyber Security within two years.
Online full- or part-time
You can choose to take our online Cyber Security courses full- or part-time online. If you attend full-time, it will take two years to complete. When you’re done, you’ll have an associate degree and the potential to add a fistful of Cyber Security certifications in an exploding tech industry. Your options will be endless.
Make More Money
Jobs in Cyber Security come with annual salaries $12,000 higher than other computer-related jobs. Nationwide, employers report a great need for qualified Cyber Security employees — in fact, their need is up to 46% more than other tech jobs. A recent survey reported 60% of employers with Cyber Security needs lack employees with the proper education, certification and security clearance to meet their needs. You could help fill the gap.
You also could help businesses better define cyber security processes, analyze impacted events and systems, and improve the utilization of systems already in place in businesses, government institutions, financial services, telcom, IT, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. There’s a lot of Cyber Security work to do. We can prepare you to enter this exciting workforce.
Your AAS in Cyber Security means you’ll detect vulnerability and assess threats and respond to incidents in areas including wireless defense, cyber law, biometrics, cryptography, and even homeland security (some of these jobs may require a bachelor’s degree). You will also be prepared to transfer to a four-year school for a Bachelor’s degree if you decide to continue your education in an area of specialty.
The diversity of our Cyber Security program will give you many job options from programming to systems development, and the industry certifications you’ll be ready to earn are important to future employers.
What is Distinctive About Our Cyber Security Program?
- Cyber Security is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. The need for qualified employees is huge.
- Convenience and flexibility. Our program is entirely online so you can complete your degree from anywhere at anytime.
- Our instructors are industry professionals from across the country and have combined years of actual experience. You’ll be learning from the best.
- Affordability. Community colleges are typically 25% less expensive than a four-year college or university.
Ready to get started?
You can do this from anywhere in the world because it’s completely online. Get started today. Our admissions, registration, advising and financial services staff are ready to help you now!.