CYBER SECURITY

The Cyber Security pathway prepares students for the high demand career field of Cyber Security. Students develop a basic foundation of system administration, information security, cyber investigations, and forensics.

This program may be for you if you are interested in: computers, forensics, analysis, and information tracking, or privacy and security.

 

WHAT YOU
WILL LEARN

Students get hands-on experience working with computers and the security risks that affect the way individuals and companies interact with each other.

Students will learn how to troubleshoot individual PCs and explore network security risks and how to mitigate them.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Courses available in this path include:

  • PC Support I
  • Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Cyber Investigations and Forensics
  • Network and Information Security Basics
  • Information Systems, Forensics, and Legal Topics

AVAILABLE CERTIFICATION & APPRENTICESHIPS



Students in this program can earn a Cyber Security certification through Iowa Western Community College.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

Students completing the cyber security education programs may find jobs in a variety of IT fields.  Entry level positions start at $25/hour or higher.

$25+/hr

Entry-Level Wages

5000

US Job Openings

$90+k/yr

Income Potential

Meet JJ

 

JJ enjoys video games and technology. He is currently part of the esports team at IGNITE, and enjoys talking technology. JJ plans to major in biomechanics after high school.

“I entered the cyber security program because I’m interested in the types of threats that are out there on the internet. I think a general knowledge of our information's security is crucial for any tech related career.”

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