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Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Computer Information Systems: Cybersecurity program will prepare you for a job in to succeed in one of the fastest-growing industries.

Get hands-on training in ethical hacking, computer hardware, computer forensics and security operations, cloud services, virtualization, switches, and routers. You will learn to program in a high-level programming language and apply programming concepts in a variety of environments.

Become proficient as a user and manager of server and desktop operating systems, switches, routers, and database systems. Develop your critical thinking skills along with verbal and written communication skills.

Program Affiliations

UCC is an authorized Cisco Networking Academy, EC-Council Academia Partner, Palo Alto Networks Academy, and VMware Academy.

The Cybersecurity degree program also benefits from a partnership with Mount Hood Community College, which is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE-2Y).

The Cybersecurity degree instructional team will work to attain its own CAE-2Y designation as they gather the data required to meet its requirements.

Why choose this program?

  • Learn to ethically hack and combat cybercrime
  • Have the opportunity to become Cisco, CompTIA, EC-Council, or Microsoft certified
  • Growing career field with in-demand high paying job opportunities
  • Recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE-2Y)

Complete the core computer science courses 100% online.

Scholarships Available

Career Opportunities

Learn how Joseph Ziegler, class of 2008 alumnus and scholarship recipient, started his journey at UCC and found his dream job with Google and Uber.

More Program Information

Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.

Money for College

Between scholarships, grants, work study, and loans, students like you can qualify for thousands of dollars to help them reach their education goals.

Industry Certification

Several UCC courses are taught so that you can become Cisco, CompTIA, EC-Council, or Microsoft certified. Please consult with your faculty advisor to discuss which certifications are currently mapped to UCC courses.

UCC is a Pearson Vue and Prometric testing center. You can take most industry certification exams on campus. Please contact the UCC Testing Center at 541-440-4610 for testing information.