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Securing Information Technology Online Program

The Securing Information Technology Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to develop a skilled workforce in the field of information technology and network security. This program provides graduates with specific skills related to the investigation and analysis of cyber intrusions and the maintenance of security protocols on information technology networks of various sizes. 

Graduates will be able to help organizations protect critical information and critical network infrastructure; assess threats, vulnerabilities and assist with forensic analysis of cyber incidents.

Full-time students can complete this degree in approximately 2 years.

Courses

The following is a list of courses needed to earn an A.A.S degree in Securing Information Technology from Iowa Central Community College. Additional courses may be required before you can take a college-level English or Mathematics course.

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
NET-110 Microcomputer Fundamentals
3.0
NET-138 Introduction to Networks
3.0
NET-178 Introduction to Cyber Security
3.0
NET-230 CISCO Routing and Switching
3.0
NET-313 Windows Server
3.0
NET-329 Introduction to Power Shell
3.0
NET-370 Digital Forensics
3.0
NET-378 Ethical Hacking
3.0
NET-413 Linux System Administration
4.0
NET-455 Advanced Linux System Administration
3.0
NET-485 Advanced Network Security
3.0
NET-562 Firewall Security
3.0
NET-563 Log and Threat Analysis
3.0
NET-573 Intrusion Detection
3.0
NET-612 Fundamentals of Network Security
3.0
NET-728 Cisco DevOps
3.0
xxx-xxx Communication Elective
3.0
xxx-xxx Math Elective
3.0
xxx-xxx Social Science or Humanities Elective
3.0
xxx-xxx- General Education Elective
3.0
 
Total Hours: 61.0

Iowa Central Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges