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Bachelor of Applied Science in Cybersecurity - Program Details

The BAS in cybersecurity program at MHCC teaches students about protecting computer systems from online threats. It covers topics like defending against cyber attacks, analyzing cyber risks, and following security rules.

The Start of a Promising Career

If you aim to work in more complex roles in cybersecurity, this degree is your path. Students learn practical skills in areas such as cyber defense and offense strategies, analyzing cyber threats, and ensuring compliance with security standards. The program also includes classes in computer architecture and science that help students understand how to secure computer systems effectively.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Utilize access management systems appropriate for small to medium-sized businesses.
  • Discuss the rules, laws, policies, and procedures as related to cybersecurity; identify and differentiate compliance requirements specific to Critical Infrastructure organizations and others.
  • Actively monitor a given environment using a range of deployed alerting tools; justify the implementation of appropriate algorithms to solve problems, and implement that solution.
  • Define steps in a forensic investigation and identify various tools used to recover evidence; perform a forensic investigation utilizing various tools; analyze results and propose, approve, and implement strategies to improve security.
  • Practice using appropriate project management tools, including tools for data gathering, data analysis, data representation, decision-making, and communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Courses and Curriculum

In this program you'll earn a bachelor's degree while gaining the technical capabilities to protect digital assets from all kinds of cyber threats.

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Your Future in Cybersecurity

The skills you'll learn at Mt. Hood Community College will set you on the path to a great career in cybersecurity. If you're passionate about cybersecurity and protecting important data, this degree program is a fit for you.

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