Network Security AAS

About Network Security AAS

Reliable and secure technology is one of the most important assets in today’s modern workforce. Organizations of all kinds work with sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, health, and education records, or credit card information that needs to be actively protected against ever-evolving cyber threats. These factors are just some of the many elements contributing to the growing need for employers to hire dependable, skilled IT professionals.

MCC's Network Security AAS prepares students to pursue a variety of IT networking positions. You’ll review networking protocols, security concepts, and develop key skills in service setup and maintenance, workstations, hardware, and ethics. The program also incorporates preparatory work for professional certification tests from CompTIA, Cisco, and Microsoft.


Sample Semester 1 16 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: CDM-120#3 hrs,NET-125#3 hrs,NET-110#3 hrs,ENG-151#3 hrs,SPE-151#3 hrs,MCC-101#1 hr

Sample Semester 2 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: NET-145#3 hrs,NET-151#3 hrs,NET-152#3 hrs,Select a General Education course#3 hrs,Select a Math or Physical or Life Sciences Course#3 hrs

Sample Semester 3 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: NET-170#3 hrs,NET-171#3 hrs,NET-183#3 hrs,NET-185#3 hrs,PSY-151 | SOC-151#3 hrs

Sample Semester 4 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: NET-172#3 hrs,NET-173#3 hrs,NET-251#3 hrs,NET-252#3 hrs,NET-270#3 hrs

Career Outlook

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Total Costs of Network Security AAS

(in-district) Total Amount: $10,010

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64

What you need to know about getting your Network Security AAS (CIP 11.0901)

Total Network Security AAS Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,690 $22,183 $27,863 $27,863
Additional Costs $3,320 $3,320 $3,320 $3,320
Program Total $10,010 $25,503 $31,183 $31,183

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.
  • All credits from your Cyber Security Certificate can be applied toward your Network Security AAS degree.
Occupations that Network Security AAS prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Computer Systems Analysts 15-1121
Computer and Information Scientists, Research 15-1122
Computer Network Architects 15-1143
Computer Network Support Specialists 15-1152

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.