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Associate of Science, Cybersecurity

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Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Associate in Science in Cybersecurity prepares students with the entry-level knowledge and skill sets necessary to protect an organization’s cyberspace.  Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand today. The recently published Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy highlights 4,153 unfilled cybersecurity job openings in Connecticut and an estimated 1.5 million jobs nation-wide by 2020.  This degree is designed with immediate workforce placement; however, students can easily transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year university.  The Cybersecurity curriculum aligns with and prepares students for numerous nationally recognized industry certifications, such as ISC2’s Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and CompTIA’s Security+ certification.  Students graduating from this program will be proficient in understanding the learning objectives and security technologies required of these certification exams.

Career Outlook

The job outlook for Information Security Analysts is expected to grow 2.1% percent through 2026. With an average annual job openings, in CT, of 98.

 

Job Salary

Mean Wage for a Information Security Analysts is $50.93 per hour