AAS Associate Program
Division of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies
Trocaire’s Cybersecurity A.A.S. degree program prepares graduates with the necessary competencies to attain entry-level positions in Information Security and Security Assurance as computer security specialists and information security analysts. Through applied learning experiences, along with group/team-based learning to simulate a professional work environment, students acquire the foundation knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry level positions and/or move on to baccalaureate studies in the field. With outcomes aligned with national standards, graduates of the program are positioned to contribute to and capitalize on the many opportunities created by this rapidly evolving and changing global industry.
Most courses and labs are offered at the Trocaire Achievement Complex on Transit Road, Lancaster, NY. Students must take the GS100 (College Seminar) course at the college’s main campus in Buffalo, NY
The AAS in Cybersecurity Provides students with a fundamental understanding of the technological needs, threats, and vulnerabilities of hardware, software, operating systems, networks and the Internet. With a curriculum that provides coursework in statistics, ethics in data science and research methods, students are given the tools to examine operating systems, networks, tools and protocols needed to navigate, use, and manage security technologies as well as gain insight into the legal, social, and political dynamics of the cyber universe.
Time of Program: Evening / Weekends, Online
Mode of Delivery: On-site, seated, online
Normal Time to Completion: 24 months (two academic years)