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/programs/Pages/cybersecurity.aspxSTEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and MathYesMichael Johnson 22/7/2024 11:12 AM
CyberSecurity Associate of Applied Science Degree
CyberSecurity Certificate
CyberSecurity AASCyberSecurity Certificate
10/28/2016 3:20 PM
  • Public and private employment sectors
  • Systems administrators
  • Network engineers, system programmers
  • Systems specialists
Gainful Employment InfoCyberSecurity Certificate

​CyberSecurity is a field that prepares individuals for careers in information assurance. Topics of study within the CyberSecurity programs will include instruction in information assurance, computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

​Students in the CyberSecurity Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree program will learn to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions to prevent unwanted security breaches, and manage the implementation of security devices, systems, and procedures.

The CyberSecurity Certificate program at Saint Paul College is 24 credits in length. The program provides 16 credits specifically related to CyberSecurity which will aid students in the field and in potential certifications. 

Program Delivery Methods
Online, hybrid, traditional in-class courses and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN​

​CyberSecurity Certificate Prerequisite
Students must have completed the Computer Network Engineering AAS degree or have instructor approval.

​Saint Paul College has transfer articulation agreements between the following program and post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate degree programs listed below. 

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CyberSecurity AAS Degree

  • ​BS Operations Management, Minnesota State University-Moorhead 
  • BS Information Technology, Saint Mary's University-Twin Cities Campus​ 
  • Individualized Studies, Metropolitan State University
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  • System design, analysis and maintenance 
  • Learn to gather, monitor, and analyze multiple sources of data to identify changes in circumstance or events. 
  • Evaluate information to determine compliance with security standards 
  • Common “hacks” or security breaches and countermeasures to prevent such breaches
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