Start a Career in One of the Top Growing Industries with Cybersecurity Training
What is Cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity is the protection of digital data from cybercriminals who try to obtain personal, financial, professional information from individuals and organizations around the country and the world. As the internet continues to grow and more data is transferred across networks and different computers, the need for Cybersecurity professionals grows.
At Valley College, we offer two Cybersecurity Degree programs ideal for technology-minded individuals who love working with computers and are interested in helping protect critical data for individuals and businesses from cyber-based attacks.
Cybersecurity Associate’s* Degree:
Our Cybersecurity Associate’s degree is a 15-month program that allows you to gain the necessary skills to pursue a career in many different IT-related positions in a short amount of time.
Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree:
Our 34-month Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree program takes things to the next level providing a more in-depth view into the world of Cybersecurity with additional courses and a virtual practice lab that provides real-time scenarios to navigate and solve.
Relevant and Practical Cybersecurity Training
Both Cybersecurity Training programs are designed to provide you with the practical experience and up-to-date skills needed to be competitive in today’s job market. You will receive industry-relevant instruction and real-life exercises in a wide variety of important areas related to Cybersecurity, including:
- Creating, supporting, and securing various types of networks and systems.
- Design, implement and integrate cyber controls to protect both on-premise wired and wireless networks as well as data and systems in the cloud.
- Working through complex technological challenges facing many industries today.
- Creating project outlines that focus on building solutions that meet the needs of consumers and individuals alike.
- You will also be exposed to the latest hacking threats and security challenges, as well as the skills you need to combat these Cybersecurity threats and challenges.
Whether you have computer security experience and are looking to advance, or you’re new to the field and looking to get your start, our associate’s curriculum will provide the practical skills it takes to succeed as a Cybersecurity professional and our bachelor’s will take you to the next level.
Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity training focused on providing practical skills and knowledge, is a great way to get started pursuing a rewarding career in the technology industry, and more specifically, as a Cybersecurity professional.
Graduates of this program pursue a variety of interesting professional positions, including:
Certifications Related to Cybersecurity
Valley College is a proud partner of CompTIA, where together, we work to help our students become certified in a number of specialties. Below, you will find an introduction to the certifications that our program will help our students prepare for as a member of our Cybersecurity program. As a member of our Cybersecurity program, students will also have a dedicated Student Success Coach who will help you create a personalized plan for obtaining these certifications as you proceed through the program!
Is Online Cybersecurity Training Right For You?
Both Cybersecurity degree programs are completed entirely online–providing you the flexibility and convenience of distance learning combined with the structure and support of a traditional classroom. Get the skills you need to advance professionally, without compromising your current job or other responsibilities.
As a distance learning student, you’ll train online – but you’re far from being on your own. You will have access to dedicated instructors providing the personalized instruction you need to be successful, as well as an Online Student Success Coach providing ongoing student services throughout your Cybersecurity training.
Building Your Career as a Cybersecurity Professional
In addition to gaining the practical skills required to become a Cybersecurity professionals, you’ll also receive Career Development guidance so you can make the most of your training and feel fully prepared to make the transition from student to Cybersecurity professional.
Get Started Today!
Interested in Online Cybersecurity training and possible career opportunities in Cybersecurity? Fill out the request information form below or call the number below to speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Representative to have your questions answered and to enroll.
*All degrees are occupational degrees.
Valley College Online administered through the Martinsburg campus.
Valley College Online does not currently enroll students from California.