Feb 26, 2024
The Cybersecurity Administrator 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 Program Director for additional information.
Contact information is available on the Cybersecurity program website.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your Student Success Coach.
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:
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills in the context of computer technology.
- Apply information security techniques to defend business assets from loss.
- Demonstrate effective management of operating systems in relation to security techniques and considerations.
- Completion of the Cybersecurity Administrator, CD
Program Credit Hour Total: 17 Credits
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.
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.