AAS Security Technology
Securing Your Future
Our Associate of Applied Science Degree in Security Technology program offers students a foundation of class work and practical experience with business systems, security procedures and the latest security technology through virtual environments called vLabs. Students will discover how secure information systems support an organization’s success, as well as the technologies that comprise network infrastructures and securely deliver data and mission-critical business information to networked users.
After developing a foundational understanding of technology systems, students will gain practical experience with the equipment and procedures that today’s technology professionals use to protect business systems and assets. Students will learn how to assess a business for risk, develop effective security policies and procedures, respond to incidents and recover from disasters. Students will also learn about hardware security, secure servers, network operating systems and general systems knowledge. Security + Certification strongly suggested to assist with employment.
Skills You'll Learn
Analyze real-life business scenarios to identify potential risks to the business and its assets.
Assemble effective security policies, audits, logging procedures, incident response steps, business continuation procedures and disaster recovery plans based on business security analysis.
Develop thinking processes and learning strategies that enhance metacognitive abilities.
Develop working knowledge of information security issues including data security, network security and common attacks.
Employ effective oral and written communication skills.
Identify the major features of commonly used network operating systems.
Identify the various components in a typical business network: hubs, routers, servers, etc.
Understand the business fundamentals that drive global businesses.
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Student Consumer Information for this Program
||SOC* Code and Website Link|
|Computer Security Specialists
|Computer Systems Analyst
|Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts
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82%Normal Time to complete program:
2 YearsMedian Title IV Debt***:
$19,458.00Median Private Debt:
$0Median Institutional Debt:
*Standard Occupational Code
**completed using Sept 2012 tuition rate. Completing program within normal time. Two years used for AAS, 2.5 years used for Nursing degrees, and 4 years for BBA/BS.
*** On-Time Completion Rate and and Median Debt calculated for graduates during the 2011-2012 Award Year
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