LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 27, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity Professional, CD

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The Cybersecurity Professional credit diploma prepares the experienced network professional or student for an entry-level career in cybersecurity. Students gain critical intermediate cybersecurity skills, certifications, and experience in pursuit of the degree, while also contributing to the Cybersecurity AAS. Focusing on network defense, practical application, database protection, and computer forensics, the graduate gains applicable industry skills. Students should complete prerequisite coursework or have equivalent knowledge from the Network Administrator Credit Diploma before starting this degree. Contact the IT Pathway Director for additional information.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Cybersecurity program website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate problem-solving skills in the context of computer technology.
  2. Apply information security techniques to defend business assets from loss.
  3. Demonstrate effective management of operating systems in relation to security techniques and considerations.

First Semester


  • Eligible to sit for Cisco CCNA Cyber Operations Certification.

Program Credit Hour Total: 15 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. Possible careers in or related to Network Administration include network engineers, network administrators, and information technology (IT) manager and systems administrators.

Additional information on careers in Information Technology or Cybersecurity is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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