Cyber Security Certificate Program
Start a career on the first line of defense on the online network battlefront. Digital attacks and network hacks are becoming more and more common. As a result, companies across the globe are desperate to protect their most valuable assets- their data. With the Cyber Security Certificate from MWCC, you will be ready to fight off hackers to protect the prospects of the digital future.
This certificate is intended for immediate career entry. You will also be prepared to take the CompTIA Security+ exam, a well-recognized IT credential, to make your skills more marketable.
Be in Demand as an Information Security Analyst
As more businesses become reliant on their network and data, it is crucial to have employees who know how to secure technologies and protect against possible exploits and attacks. The IT Security field is expected to grow at an extremely high rate of 28%* over the next ten years, creating thousands of jobs all over the country.
This certificate can help you land an entry-level job in the IT Security field. However, if you choose to advance your education beyond your certificate program, your skills become much more valuable. As an Information Security Analyst with a bachelor’s degree, you can make an average of over $95,000* annually!
Use Your Credits towards a Degree!
If you have the desire to further your education even more, all of the credits you earn in your certificate program can be applied toward the Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS). You’ll only need to take 12 more classes to get your degree!
Many Information Security Analyst and Cyber Security careers require a bachelor’s degree, but you can save thousands by starting your education at MWCC. Starting with a certificate and advancing into an associate’s degree will save you money as your progress towards a bachelor’s degree at a 4-year college or university.
Impact Your Career with a New Skillset
In your 8-course program, you’ll receive a foundation in IT security as well as training in microcomputer networks and software to advance your skills. You’ll take classes like:
- Network Security
- Supporting Private Clouds
- Computer Service and Repair
- Microcomputer Database Management
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics