Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

CyberSecurity- STC

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Cybersecurity is the next logical evolution for IT professionals. Specifically, the Ohio Attorney General launched the CyberOhio Initiative in 2016; two of the goals of CyberOhio are to provide cybersecurity training opportunities for Ohio businesses and to create collaborative opportunities for colleges to partner with businesses for internships.

Career Outlook

The career outlook for cyber security is very good. There is currently 0% unemployment in the field. According to current reports and statistics, there will be 6 million cyber security jobs by 2019. There will be a shortage of trained workforce and 1.5 million of those jobs will go unfilled. (Source: “One Million Cybersecurity Job Openings in 2016;” Forbes.com)

Possible career titles are security operations center analyst, information security analyst, cyber security analyst, penetration tester, information assurance analyst, and cyber operations analyst.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to work with various operating systems.
  2. Analyze an organization’s assets and develop an appropriate risk management framework.
  3. Conduct security audits and provide appropriate reporting to stakeholders.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to create and deploy software that improves an organization’s security posture.
  5. Select the appropriate cybersecurity controls for an organization to be compliant with governance and regulations.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to design and secure small to medium sized networks.
  7. Create appropriate security policies and procedures based upon business processes.

Total Credits: 21

Total Program Hours 21

+ Refers to technical course work. Students must maintain a minimum grade of “C” in these courses to progress in the program and graduate.

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