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Preventing online crime

Are you interested in preventing cyber-crime? With TSTC’s degree in Cybersecurity you will learn how to protect businesses and individuals online. In this program you will learn the skills to protect computer systems against unauthorized access, modifications and destruction. Our Cybersecurity program prepares students for a variety of entry- level careers with practical, hands-on training.

Program Details

In our Cybersecurity program, you will train to configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems, virtualized environments and secure network communications. Most importantly you’ll learn to analyze and recommend counter measures to mitigate security threats to systems/networks. You will also gain the skills to develop scripts for automating configuration and management of system/access controls to maintain secure systems at your job.

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Our Program Has Merit

The Cybersecurity program in Harlingen is recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense, CAE-2Y 2018-2023 . Institutions that receive a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) designation have met the rigorous requirements set forth by the joint sponsors of the program, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The NSA and DHS award the CAE designation to institutions that are committed to producing cybersecurity professionals with cyber defense expertise.

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Our Cybersecurity program is recognized as a Texas Skills Standards Board (TSSB) program by the Texas Workforce Investment Council.

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ASSOCIATE
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Cybersecurity
Associate of Applied Science
20 months
$14,400
Joshua Schier
Alan Sulak
Cesar Ibarra
Amy Hertel
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CERTIFICATE
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Digital Forensics Specialist
Advanced Technical Certificate
Online
8 months
$4,128
Joshua Schier
Alan Sulak
Cesar Ibarra
Amy Hertel
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Skills Award
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Basic Cybersecurity
Occupational Skills Award
Online
3 months
$2,322
Joshua Shier
Alan Sulak
Amy Hertel
John McGinnis
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$14,400
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Performance-Based Education

Get ready for the performance of your career. Performance-Based Education (PBE) helps you to focus on mastery in specified industry skills or competencies. This PBE program is self-directed and conducted either fully online or in a blended learning environment that flips traditional lecture to online and emphasizes hands-on learning in a technical lab environment.

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