Cyber Security and Digital Crime | AAS
This program is eligible for free tuition
Degree
Associate of Applied Science
Credits
66
Location
Sioux City
Online
Transferable
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes

This program is designed to fill a critical and growing need for cyber security personnel in the public and private sector. Upon completion, you will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seizing and recovering computer evidence, and aiding in the prosecution of cyber criminals.

Skills learned enable you to investigate computer crimes, develop security best practices, and secure network infrastructure.

To combat computer related crime, you will also understand counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through network intrusion detection and evidence gathering. The work of cyber crime investigators often aids in criminal investigations, supports lawsuits, and prevents future attacks.

Courses help individuals develop an understanding of identity theft, networking, incident response, exploitation, social engineering, black hat/gray hat hacking, and network security. Counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through cyber sleuthing and evidence gathering are used to combat cyber crimes.

Careers in Cyber Security & Digital Crime can be found in local, regional, and national sectors such as governmental agencies, law enforcement and security, homeland security, law firms, businesses: human resources and information technologies, insurance agencies and companies, banks and credit card companies, health services, and educational systems.

Professional opportunities are plentiful in this innovative and expanding career.

Meet Your Advisor

Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
colleen.clifford@witcc.edu
Call  712.317.3126
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book Appointment

Required Classes for Cyber Security and Digital Crime | AAS

For a list of current required classes, visit:
https://catalog.witcc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=10&poid=2271&returnto=752

 

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Phillip Dean
Cyber Security/Digital Crime Instructor
phillip.dean@witcc.edu
Call  712.274.6479
Sioux City Campus, TSI Blgd
Ryan Sporrer
Information Systems Security Instructor
ryan.sporrer@witcc.edu
Call  713.317.3386
Meleshia Schnee
Cyber Security/Digital Crime Instructor
meleshia.schnee@witcc.edu
Call  712.274.6446
 

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $13,332.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,728.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.