Cyber Security and Defense

Minneapolis College's Cyber Security and Defense degree provides a comprehensive, industry-focused training on information technology security. This fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in how to secure computers, systems, and networks, defend against cyber-attacks, and maintain secure systems. Instructors with business and industry experience guide you through this program that will give you the skills needed to embark on a career in the vitally important and high-demand cyber security field.

Highlights

  • This 2-year degree provides a comprehensive, industry-focused training on information technology security.
  • The fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in how to secure computers, systems and networks, defend against cyber-attacks and maintain secure systems.
  • Instructors with business and industry experience guide you through this program that will give you the skills needed to embark on a career in the vitally important and high-demand cyber security field.

Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Create a plan for ongoing study and professional development as a responsible and ethical member of the IT community
  2. Provide support and maintenance for information systems
  3. Identify, understand and apply troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  4. Apply professional skills including communication, customer service, and teamwork
  5. Create and configure systems