Program of Study

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study. Course work also includes, forensic investigation, legal ethics, behavior patterns, adversary offense and cyber defense.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams. Employment opportunities may include cyber specialist, cyber analyst, forensic investigator, and crime scene investigator.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Beginning computer applications and strong communication and reading comprehension skills are an advantage to completing this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Attention to detail, good communication skills, outstanding reasoning and comprehension skills, good analytical and problem-solving skills, and analytical and critical thinking skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
IT-Cyber Security Associate in Applied Science NEW Day, Evening, and Online A25590CS
IT-Cyber Security Certificate NEW Day, Evening, and Online C25590CY

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the IT-Cyber Security Program, contact Mary Margaret Johnson, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3869 or mjohnson@forsythtech.edu.