• applied cyber security

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of cybersecurity.

    The content includes but is not limited to foundational knowledge and skills in computer and network security, security vulnerabilities, attack mechanisms and techniques, intrusion detection and prevention, cryptographic systems, system hardening, risk identification, incidence response, penetration testing, key management, access control, and recovery.  Specialized courses focus on database security, planning and analysis, software, and web security.


    CompTIA Network +

    CompTIA Security +


Program Details

  • Time to Complete: 750 hours / Approximately 8 months

    Estimated Cost of Tuition: $ 4,012

    Requirements: CTE Basic Skills Assessment Requirements  

    Reading 9

    Language 9

    Math 10

What you'll learn

  • Occupational Completion Points

    Cyber Security Associate - 600 Hours
    Information Security Manager OR - 150 Hours
    Data Security Specialist OR - 150 Hours
    Software Security Specialist OR - 150 Hours
    Web Security Specialist OR - 150 Hours
    Information Security Administrator - 150 Hours
    *Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

    Central Florida Wage Statistics Source

    Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Campus Offering

  • Kissimmee

Class Schedule

  • Full Time:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    7:05 am - 2:00 pm

    7:05 am - 1:00 pm

     Part-time offered for dual enrollment students ONLY!