Secure the Internet. Everything happens online these days, including crimes. Help others protect their information by studying Cybersecurity at Virginia Peninsula.
This career studies certificate will increase your competency in this in-demand field and help you become a network security expert. This program is perfect for networking specialists who want to become network security specialists.
Cybersecurity Career Pathways
Virginia Peninsula’s certificate and associate degree programs in Cybersecurity offer students flexible options in pursuing an education and ultimately a career in this in-demand field. Successful completion of the associate degree in Information Systems Technology could lead to a Bachelor’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies at Old Dominion University.
After completing this career studies certificate, you’ll be ready to take the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Networking+ certification exams. Both exams are the first steps toward CISSP certification, which is recognized as a top level standard for cybersecurity practitioners. You’ll also be ready to take the Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker exams. Entry-level jobs in the field include positions such as security operations center (SOC) technicians, digital forensic technicians and cybersecurity analysts. This career studies certificate can also lead to positions such as network security specialist and internet security specialist.
Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.
For the most up-to-date information about this program, including courses, credits, and other requirements, please refer to our College Catalog.