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Cybersecurity at Lee College is the study of safety precautions used to prevent crime that involves the internet, especially unauthorized access to computer systems and data connected to the internet such as theft, disruption, misdirection, or destruction.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, information security analyst jobs are projected to grow 31 percent by 2030 — much faster than the average for all occupations. In May 2020, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the median annual wage for this position was more than $103,000 a year. 

Industries that employ information security analysts include finance and insurance, computer systems design as well as administrative and support services.

What Will I Learn?

Students who want to pursue an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree or certificate in cybersecurity will learn about networking, computer maintenance, digital forensics, information security, and cyber-psychology in the face of emerging technology, as well as other information technology fundamentals.

What Can I Do with This Course of Study?
Cybersecurity AAS Degree Plan
Cybersecurity Certificate Plan — CISS1