Cyber Security Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Overview

The Cyber Security Technology program prepares students for a future in the cyber security field. The program gives students a firm foundation in computer and network operations while training in digital forensics, firewall security, intrusion detection and security assessment. Students receive extensive hands-on training through laboratory exercises and/or computer simulation exercises.
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What Will I Learn?

Cyber Security Technology Associate (CSTA) majors also receive extensive certification training in numerous areas. CSTA majors at Lamar Institute of Technology also receive the training needed to pass leading industry certifications from vendors such as CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft.
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What Can I Do With This Degree?

A graduate of the Cyber Security Technology program is awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates find work as security analysts, security consultants and security specialists for small- to mid-size organizations.

Degree Requirements

Students are required to earn a certification in one of the following areas prior to graduation.

  • A+ Certification
  • Linux+ Certification
  • Network+ Certification
  • Security+ Certification
  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
The required physical requirements, mental abilities and certification expectations are high.

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Program Credits: 66
Lecture Hours: 49
Lab Hours: 79

Admissions Requirements

Lamar Institute of Technology is an open enrollment institution. Any student accepted to attend to the Institute is welcome to enroll in this major.

Tuition and Fees

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Meet Your Instructors

Meet the experienced and dedicated instructors you will learn from as you work to complete this program.

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Lauri D Arnold-Calder

Department Chair
Technical Arts 4, Room 103C
(409) 839-2050
ldarnold@lit.edu