Cybersecurity program validated by the National Security Agency
December 14, 2021
St. Philip’s College has received the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Program of Study Validation by the National Security Agency. This recognition extends to the Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist program through the 2026 academic year. St. Philip’s joins other nationally validated programs to produce high-quality cybersecurity professionals to safeguard the U.S. national infrastructure.
The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist prepares students to design, implement and secure computer networks. Students with this degree will be able to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber-attacks, and gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cybercrime. The program is a total of 60 credit hours and is offered both in-person and online.
Students graduating from the program can receive a certificate to show that they have completed the requirements of a Centers of Academic Excellence Program of Study. Though graduates will be entering a high-demand field, the credential will further enhance their professional prospects.
To learn more about the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist, click here.