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Cybersecurity, Virtualization, and Forensics

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Digital Forensics, Credits: 12
  • Reverse Engineering Malware Analysis & Techniques, Credits: 12
  • Cybersecurity & Network Forensics, Credits: 14
  • Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling, Credits: 13

About this Program

Cybersecurity is the activity or process, ability or capability, or state whereby information and communications systems and the information contained therein are protected from and/or defended against damage, unauthorized use or modification, or exploitation. This program is designed to fill a critical and growing need for cybersecurity personnel in the public and private sector. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating and defending computer crimes/attacks, properly seize and recover computer evidence. To combat cybercrime, students in the Cyber Security, Virtualization and Forensics program will study counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through Reverse Engineering Malware and evidence gathering. Graduates may work in a variety of computer security related fields including Cybersecurity, Network security, information assurance, computer incident investigation and digital forensics analysis.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

  • Median wage: $38.52/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Database Administrators

  • Median wage: $44.31/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $29.60/hour
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $42.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Century College
Century College
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