Explore Academic Programs - Cybersecurity


Controlling access to data is a high priority in today's business world. The increase of identity theft, computer fraud and loss of company secrets has created a high demand for information security professionals.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Median wages (2019)     $70.37 hourly,  $146,360 annual
Projected growth (2018-2028)    Much faster than average (11% or higher)
Projected job openings (2018-2028)  38,800

Information Security Analysts

Median Wages (2019)  $47.95 hourly,  $99,730 annually
Projected growth (2018-2028)    Much faster than average (11% or higher)
Projected job openings (2018-2028)     12,800

* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required


Know Your Path? CTC Pathway


Degrees and Certificates

This program offers different pathways, and you can choose your final destination.  A certificate in cybersecurity can provide short-term employability while the student continues on with an associate of applied science in Information Security. 

Degrees & Certificates Delivery Mode
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Cyberdefense-Information Assurance (AAS)
60 credit hours, two years full time
 Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
 Online
Cyberdefense-Information Assurance (CC) Level II certificate | 31 credit hours  Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
Cyberdefense-Information Assurance (CC) Level I certificate | 22 credit hours  Central Campus Day
  Central Campus Evening & Weekend
 Online
Cybersecurity (CC)
16 credit hours
 Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
IT Network Analyst (CC)
16 credit hours
 Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
Network Administrator (OSA)
12 credit hours | 3 of 4 courses stack
 Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online


Contact the Department

Office: 254-526-1164

For more information about this program visit

 Computer Information Technology & Systems Department