Your Network Security AAS prepares you for a career in a variety of IT networking positions as you:
- gain a comprehensive understanding of networking protocols and security concepts
- develop key skills in such areas as service setup and maintenance, workstations, hardware, and ethics
- pick up skills that today's employer is looking for: good communication skills, dependability, and the ability to work as part of a team
There are very few industries today that do not use computer networking or that do not need network security specialists as part of their IT staff, which makes the job outlook in this field excellent.
Total Cost of Network Security AAS
(in-district) Total Amount: $9,111.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 65
Semesters to Complete: 6
What makes MCC's Network Security AAS program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
- One unique aspect of the Network Security program is that it incorporates preparatory work for professional certification tests from Comp TIA and Microsoft.
- The Network Security AAS is offered in conjunction with the Fast Track. The Fast Track offers a unique opportunity to earn a Network Security degree in two years.
In addition to the Network Security AAS, we offer:
- Network Security AAS, Fast Track
- Computer Information Systems AAS
- Advanced Computer Skills Certificate
- Computer Programmer Certificate
- Computer Skills Certificate
- Cyber Security Certificate
- Geek Technology Certificate
- Help Desk Certificate
- Networking Specialist Certificate
- PC Support Specialist Certificate
- Webmaster Certificate
What you need to know about getting your Network Security AAS (CIP 11.0901)
|Additional Network Security AAS Costs||$2,871.00||$2,871.00||$2,871.00||$2,871.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with a Network Security AAS?
Job titles include Network Administrator, Network Support Specialist, Security Specialist Penetration Testers and Security Analysis.
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Computer and Information Scientists, Research||15-1122|
|Computer Network Architects||15-1143|
|Computer Network Support Specialists||15-1152|
|Computer Systems Analysts||15-1121|
How will MCC's Network Security AAS program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
By the Numbers:
- Salaries range from $30,000 to $60,000.
What have graduates gone on to do?
Outside of the Classroom
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Network Security AAS Fast Track
The Fast Track Advantages
- Your schedule is guaranteed each semester no waiting in line to register.
- You'll be assured a seat in the class as long as you stay on track and follow the plan.
- Your schedule is set for two years. See your educational plan ⇒