IT Security

Associate in Science

IT Security

Networking and data forensics

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in IT Security degree program is for individuals interested in beginning or advancing a career in computer/network security. This hands-on program focuses on digital forensics, intrusion detection, penetration testing, scripting and networking. The program provides students the skills needed to investigate computer, cyber and electronic crimes and focuses on digital forensics techniques and procedures, assuring that digital evidence is accurate, complete and reliable. Students with specific current industry-recognized certifications such as CompTIA’s A+, Security+, Microsoft and Cisco may receive credit for the associated college credit course.

Program Code: 2158

60 Credits

 Online Program

 Accelerated Program.
20 months to complete.

School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.



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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

Many of the courses in this program articulate into the Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.

If you're interested in the information security field, visit the FSCJ Center for Cyber Security to learn more about scholarships, internships and resources. 

Career Opportunities

The demand for IT security professionals is strong with opportunities both in the U.S. and overseas. Since IT security technology is the same worldwide, global companies provide international opportunities to dedicated security professionals.

One basic job title for IT security and networking security related positions is information security analyst to protect and defend computer assets by establishing and enforcing system access, preventing and investigating security breaches and maintaining disaster preparedness

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