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Cyber Security

Certificate - 18 credits
Delivery Method: Hybrid


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. The Cyber Security certificate is designed for students with prior computer or networking experience to learn security concepts to harden operating systems.

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Is Computer Science and Information Technology right for you?

Information technology workers are in a growing and always changing field. You might work with computer hardware, software, multimedia, or network systems. You might design new computer equipment or work on a new computer game.

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The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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Tuition and Fees

Program Features

  • Lake Superior College is a designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). LSC is the only two-year community and technical college in the Minnesota to earn this designation.
  • This program may be completed in 1 year if pre-program requirements are met.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Learn to develop a security strategy
  • Learn how to safeguard against common security threats and attacks
  • Apply a common ethical hacking methodology for penetration tests

Center for Cybersecurity

The LSC Center for Cybersecurity was established to provide a broad range of system security and information assurance services for local businesses and the community at large. The Center will provide students with real-world learning experiences in cybersecurity education through several business and government partnerships.

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