Network Administration and Cybersecurity

Associate in Applied Science (Network Administration and Cybersecurity Specialty Option)
Career Degree

Run the IT network

Configure, troubleshoot and defend

Our ability to work depends on networks—from the Internet to the local WiFi—and our networks depend on you.

Learn to configure Internet protocol (IP) addresses, routers and switches. Put the principles of networking into practice by building your own network, then test the stability and security of that network. Learn to implement VPNs, install and manage firewalls, and design intrusion detection systems.

Go beyond these IT skills with your A.A.S.—Study how businesses thrive and improve your ability to communicate with a broad audience.

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology?

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Computer Information Technology prepares you to start work or continue your studies in programming, cybersecurity or related fields.

Expand your skillset with stackable certificates

The A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Technology prepares you to start work or continue your studies in programming, cybersecurity or related fields.

Choose a certificate combination that matches your interests and career goals:


  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • WIOA Program

  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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Computer Information Technology at CLC

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