This program teaches students the foundational skills necessary to excel in various areas of cybersecurity, including computer and network security, security vulnerabilities, attack mechanisms and techniques, and intrusion detection and prevention. Specialized courses focus on database security, planning and analysis, software, and web security. To learn more about our applied cybersecurity program, please schedule an appointment with Kim Dunn, our Career Specialist / Admissions Advisor.
College Credit Award
Program completers may receive articulated credit toward an aligned certificate, A.A.S. or A.S. degree program at participating institutions in the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium. Details may be obtained from the Admissions Advisor/Career Specialist and/or School Counselor.
Possible careers after two years of post-secondary and/or on-the-job training: Cybersecurity support, help desk technician, web administrator, data security technician, computer security technician, network security technician
Possible careers after a four-year university degree: Information security analyst, security management specialist, computer and information systems manager
Basic Skills Exit Requirements
TABE Math Scale Score 627 TABE Language Scale Score 584 TABE Reading Scale Score 576
In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education. Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog and/or obtained from the Administration Office.
Business attire typical of this trade is recommended and will consist of long pants, shirts with collars, and closed toe shoes. Clothing will be in compliance with Pasco County Schools dress code and will be strictly enforced.
Tools and Supplies
Tools and supplies are included in the program fees and will be distributed to students after the first week of school.
Barbara Michels, Instructor
Associates in Applied Science, Computer Forensics
ITT Technical Institute
10+ years in field experience
Building 5, Room 05-020
Kim Dunn, Admissions Advisor
Stacie Reinhart, Career Placement Coordinator