Designed by information security experts, Blue Ridge CTC’s Cyber Security program transforms entry-level students into skilled graduates ready to meet workforce demands.
Set a solid foundation in the Cyber Security field with a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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Openings are predicted for the Information Security Analyst occupation between 2020-30.
of BRCTC’s Alumni
Continue their education after earning a certificate or Associate degree.
Is expected for Information Security Analysts from 2020-30.
Our program is designed by industry experts and includes vendor certifications needed for a successful career.
The economical, two-year Cyber Security associate degree program helps students learn the core computer security and information assurance concepts required to mitigate information risks. Plus, Blue Ridge CTC has earned the designation of a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. The degree helps students:
Learn how to assess threats and security solutions for various infrastructures. Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Cyber Security imparts technical skills required to enter or grow in the well-paying IT and Cybersecurity workforce.
In the Cyber Security program, students learn how to apply risk, threat and security assessments to safeguard businesses, develop a security policy, and respond to incidents. With work-based coursework, students enhance communication and problem-solving skills to effectively translate technical information and solutions.
Earn this degree from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technologies.
On-campus, Hybrid, Online
The industry-driven curriculum includes basic principles and security concepts related to mitigating common threats.
The Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security program teaches students core concepts of data security such as fundamentals of information technology, cyber security, networking, intrusion detection, Linux, cloud, applied cyber security concepts, and many more. Learning outcome include:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.