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Cybersecurity

Learn to plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems and begin an exciting career in the expanding world of cybersecurity with the Gwinnett Tech Cybersecurity program!

Students in the Cybersecurity program will prepare for a cybersecurity career with the responsibility to protect their employer’s information assets. Cyber Technicians perform different functions, including detecting and preventing cyber-attacks, monitoring network activity to prevent internal attacks, encryption techniques, disaster and incident recovery, auditing and system testing.

About

Gwinnett Tech’s Cybersecurity program is offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters at our Lawrenceville and Alpharetta-North Fulton campuses. Program classes are scheduled for day or evening, and students may begin the program during the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

What are my program options?

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Take the first step towards a career in Cybersecurity and apply for next semester! Important dates and deadlines are listed to get you started and if you’re looking for ways to pay for your education, explore our scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our faculty and clubs and organizations to join!

Our Cyber Security advisory board will provide you with relevant industry-specific curriculum for today’s high-demand careers.

Interested in learning more about this program? Attend one of our monthly information sessions to talk with faculty and learn more about the program.

Can I work while I learn?

Class schedules are designed to encourage student employment in the computer science industry while taking classes.

What career options will I have?

  • Cybercrime Specialist
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Center Specialist
  • Information Security Analyst

What can I expect from the Cybersecurity program?

You will learn the principles, tools and techniques required to keep computers and employers secure from disastrous hackers and attacks. With a degree, diploma or certificate from Gwinnett Tech, students learn to prevent internal attacks, apply encryption techniques, plan for disaster and incident recovery and implement system testing.

How much will it cost?

Gwinnett Tech offers affordability at $100 per credit hour + fees. Great opportunities for scholarships and financial aid with HOPE Grant, HOPE scholarship, HOPE Career Grants and more!