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, computer information systems, 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.

2020 median pay for information security analysts: $103,590/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

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.

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

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

CSC 1520: Introduction to Cybersecurity

3

CSC 1570: Programming Concepts & Applications

3

CSC 1580: Computer Hardware & System Software

3

CSC 2510: Introduction to Networks

3

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

INT 1555: Inquire

2
  • Engage with the Learning Center for academic assistance.

Semester 2

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

CSC 2480: Advanced Networking & Security

3

MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry or higher

3
SUNY: Math JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

Social Sciences Elective

3

CSC or BUS Elective

3

Elective

1
  • Explore internship possibilities.