Applied Cybersecurity

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Program Description

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.



CompTIA Security+


Career Information

  • Possible direct entry careers after high school:  Cybersecurity Support, Help Desk Technician
  • Possible careers after two years of post-secondary and/or on-the-job training:  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 10  TABE Language 9  TABE Reading 9

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 Office for Adult Technical Education.


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Program Instructor

Barbara Michels, Instructor

Associates in Applied Science, Computer Forensics

ITT Technical Institute

10+ years in field experience

Building 5, Room 05-020


Kim Dunn, Career Specialist