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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 12,529
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Cyber Security & Digital Crime

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

Program Description

Cyber Security protection against hackersThis program is designed to fill a critical and growing need for cyber security personnel in the public and private sector. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seizing and recovering computer evidence, and aiding in the prosecution of cyber criminals. To combat computer related crime, students in the Cyber Security and Digital Crime program will also understand counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through network intrusion detection and evidence gathering.


Ryan Sporrer Ext. 1494 ryan.sporrer@witcc.edu
Colt Witt, Ext 2766, colt.witt@witcc.edu
Greg Strong, BS, BA, Division Chair Ext. 1480 greg.strong@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
NET 161 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software 4
NET 162 IT Essentials II: Advanced PC Hardware and Software 3
NET 612 Fundamentals of Network Security 3
NET 351 Python for Cyber Security Professionals 3
NET 170 Configuring Windows 4
NET 217 CCNA Exploration Network Fundamentals 3
NET 218 CCNA Exploring Routing Concepts 3
NET 423 Securing a Linux Environment I 3
NET 638 Network Firewalls and VPNs 3
NET 617 Implementing Security Policies and Procedures 3
NET 424 Securing a Linux Environment II 3
NET 633 Computer Forensics Fundamentals 3
NET 730 Computer Forensics and Investigations 3
NET 624 Offensive Security I 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3
NET 625 Offensive Security II 3
NET 171 Installing & Configuring Windows Server 4
NET 846 Cyber Crime Projects 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3

All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Cyber Security & Digital Crime program advisor prior to taking their first course.

All part-time students must meet with a Cyber Security & Digital Crime program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)

Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu