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Education Details

Cybersecurity
Award type: AAS-T
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Cybersecurity
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
WCC's cybersecurity AAS-T program prepares students to transfer to four-year degree programs at certain colleges and universities in a variety of high-demand security-related fields, including cyber security, computer information systems security, computer forensics, information assurance, information security engineering and information security analysis. Students with prior experience are encouraged to meet with the program coordinator for placement in the program.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $1,980/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident $113.59 (1-10 credits) $53.26 (11-18 credits) $96.53 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$11,880 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $345/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
2 years
Award type
AAS-T
Credits
91
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
no
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements
CIS 105 with a C (2.0) grade or better is required for admission to the core requirements
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
yes
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA's A+, Security+, Network+