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Lake Superior College offers eleven different computer career programs. Degrees, diplomas and certificates are available in cybersecurity, programming, computer support and networking, and web design.
|Computer and Web Programming||Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)||72 cr.|
|Network Administration and Cybersecurity||Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)||72 cr.|
|Business and Technology||Associate of Science (A.S.)||60 cr.|
|Computer Technology||Associate of Science (A.S.)||60 cr.|
|Network Administration and Cybersecurity||Diploma||58 cr.|
|Computer and Web Programming||Diploma||57 cr.|
|Computer and Web Programming||Certificate||30 cr.|
|Cyber Defense||Certificate||30 cr.|
|Cyber Security||Certificate||30 cr.|
|Network Administration and Security||Certificate||30 cr.|
|PC Support Technician||Certificate||21 cr.|
Delivery: Daytime and Evening Classes offered Face-to-Face or Online
Start: Fall or Spring Semester, Full-Time or Part-Time
Opportunities at Lake Superior College
All programs are offered completely online as well as on-campus.
Computer and Web Programming: Options include:
- 72-credit Computer and Web Programming Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
- 57-credit Computer and Web Programming Diploma
- 30-credit Computer and Web Programming Certificate
Choose a program depending on the level of skill you would like to accomplish. All programs build the skills necessary to develop and maintain effective web sites, Windows and mobile applications.
Network Administration and Cybersecurity: The Network Administration and Cybersecurity degree combines both networking and systems administration fundamentals, with a focus on defensive strategies to securing systems. Students completing this degree and related certificate(s) can apply for jobs as: Computer User Support, Systems Analyst, Network/Systems Administrator, Information Security Analysts, Network/Systems Support, and Computer Network Support Specialists. In addition, students can sit for the following industry certifications:
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Security+
- 72-credit Network Administration and Cybersecurity A.A.S.
- 58-credit Network Administration and Cybersecurity Diploma
- 30-credit Network Administration and Security Certificate
Visit cyberseek.org for information on cybersecurity employment growth across the country.
Business and Technology A.S.: This 60-credit Associate in Science degree program prepares students for study in information technology. This degree is intended as a transfer degree to prepare students for continued studies at a baccalaureate institution.
Computer Technology A.S.: This 60-credit Associate in Science degree program prepares students for study in the fields of information and computer technology. Students will receive a certificate in Computer and Web Programming or Network Administration and Security.
Cyber Security Certificate: This 18-credit certificate is designed for students with prior computer or networking experience to learn security concepts to harden operating systems. The program will help prepare students for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification. This program also transfers into LSC’s Cyber Defense certificate and the Network Administration and Cybersecurity diploma and AAS degrees.
Cyber Defense Certificate: This 30-credit certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in computer and networking security. The program will help prepare students for the following certifications: CompTIA Net+, CompTIA Security+ and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). This program also transfers into LSC’s Network Administration and Cybersecurity diploma and AAS degrees.
PC Support Technician Certificate: This 21-credit certificate program teaches students how to support hardware and operating systems for desktop and laptop computers and printers.
- Lake Superior College is affordable, with the third lowest tuition rates in the Minnesota State college system.
- 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio and zero large lecture halls mean that you will interact one-on-one with your instructors.
- Enjoy all the natural beauty and endless recreation opportunities in Duluth, Minnesota, named Outside Magazine’s best 2014 town in America.