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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
The Cyber Security Associate in Science degree provides courses and content that are aligned with two major sources of proven requirements for cybersecurity education in 2-year colleges: NICE Framework from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Knowledge Unit required for National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (IA/CD) designation, a program jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The goal of this program is to offer a balanced and comprehensive security program that could lead to the CAE-2Y designation for MassBay.
The objective of this program is to provide students with such knowledge, skills, and abilities that are expected from a student who has earned an associate degree in cybersecurity from a CAE-2Y designated program. Students completing this program will be able to successfully pass a number of CompTIA and Cisco’s certifications.
This degree program prepares students with appropriate security knowledge to enable their employment as a network and security technician and/or specialist. Students completing this certificate are trained with the latest technology and learning environment acquiring knowledge in networking and security that will help them secure a position in security field that offers great job opportunities.
Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in Cyber Security is awarded.
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