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Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Cybersecurity (Certificate)

Study cybersecurity at JCC

The Cybersecurity certificate from Jamestown Community College prepares you to enter the workforce immediately after graduation and seek employment in network architecture, network design and administration, system architecture, security tools, incident response, forensic analysis, and vulnerability analysis.

The certificate can also be a focused specialization for students earning a JCC degree in computer science, information technology, or cybersecurity.

The Cybersecurity certificate program emphasizes a basic understanding of computers and computer networks, as well as the vulnerability of those systems. You will study tools, policies, and procedures that are available to address a variety of cyber threats.

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Career Ready

JCC’s Cybersecurity certificate prepares you to enter the workforce after graduation.

Field Specialization

Graduates will be ready for entry into and/or career advancement within cybersecurity computer networks.

From Certificate to Degree

JCC’s Cybersecurity certificate can ladder into JCC’s computer-related degrees.

Career Community

The Cybersecurity program is in the Math, Science, and Computer Science career community.

Cybersecurity skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify security risks and threats to computers and computer networks.
  • Specify and implement appropriate hardware and software safeguards.
  • Design a basic LAN and WAN, given specific parameters and constraints.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize computer networks.


Semester 1

Course Credits

CSC 1520: Introduction to Cybersecurity


CSC 1570: Programming Concepts & Applications


CSC 1580: Computer Hardware & System Software


CSC 2510: Introduction to Networks


ENG 1510: English Composition I


INT 1555: Inquire

  • Engage with the Learning Center for academic assistance.

Semester 2

Course Credits

CSC 2480: Advanced Networking & Security


MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry or higher


Social Sciences Elective


CSC or BUS Elective



  • Explore internship possibilities.