Information Technology - Cisco Networking Academy & Information Security
Degrees and Programs
This degree concentration combines the Information Technology Core and general education requirements plus the courses from the Cisco Networking Academy certificate and the Information Security certificate. A student completing this degree will have the necessary skills to be an entry-level networking engineer with the skills necessary to help the organization ensure continuous operation by safeguarding data from attacks and disasters.
The purpose of the National CAE program is to promote higher education in Cyber Defense (CD), prepare a growing number of cybersecurity professionals, and to reduce vulnerabilities in the Nation’s networks.
The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security has designated Northeast Community College as an institution for CAE-2Y - National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2-Year Education