Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Certificate Continuing Ed Technical Degree

Advance your career in the dynamic field of information security with our Cybersecurity program. Through a blend of expert-led instruction and hands-on training, students are prepared to address the latest digital security challenges and excel as cybersecurity professionals. Our coursework covers a broad range of topics from basic security fundamentals to advanced techniques in cyber threat hunting and management, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for the demands of the cybersecurity industry.

Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

Graduates who earn an AAS or BAT degree, or Certificate of Technology in CIT Cybersecurity can pursue the following careers:

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Penetration Tester (Ethical Hacker)
  • Risk Management
  • Cybersecurity Incident Responder

Earning Potential

Computer Network Support Specialists: $64,551 per year
Information Security Analysts: $110,512 per year
Compliance Officers: $73,918

For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

Locations

North Campus
South Campus
San Jac Online

 

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Advanced Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialty, Occupational Certificate

Certificate
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Acquire the necessary skills to implement security services on any computer network while building on your knowledge and professional experience of security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security. Free tuition to all that apply.
Length 6 Months
If you're studying part-time, you can complete the 18 credits for this certificate in two terms.

CompTIA Security Exam (CE), Course

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Acquire the necessary skills to implement security services on any computer network while building on your knowledge and professional experience of security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security. Free tuition to all that apply.
Length 1 Week
This course is taught in 5 days.

Computer Information Technology Foundations, Occupational Certificate

Certificate
The Occupational Certificate prepares you for the AAS degree or Certificate of Technology program or to advance in your current career.
Length 6 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 21 credits for this certificate in two terms.

Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialty, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career. Explore the basics to help you kick-start a career in the network security field. Learn how to safeguard computer operating systems and implement security systems.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in four terms.

Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialty, Certificate of Technology

Certificate
The Certificate of Technology prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. Learn the skills to work in the network security field to help keep hackers, viruses, and terrorists from intruding and damaging computers.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 33 credits for this certificate in three terms.

Information Technology Cybersecurity, Bachelor of Applied Technology

Technical Degree

In the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Cybersecurity program, you'll master hands-on skills in threat hunting, security operations, and risk management to defend against cyber threats. Through real-world simulations, you'll engage in proactive threat identification and response, learning to reduce risks and secure networks. The curriculum also dives into ethical hacking and cryptography, ensuring you understand the ethical and legal standards needed for a career in cybersecurity.

Length 4 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 120 credits for this program in eight terms.

Secure Your Future with Cybersecurity

The demand for cybersecurity professionals is at an all-time high. San Jac has been offering cybersecurity training that provides students with the skills to protect personal information from cyberattacks while also offering a pathway to high-wage careers.
Cybersecurity
We offer high-quality instruction from qualified, skilled cybersecurity faculty,” Watkins said. “We also recently relocated the program to our new Engineering and Technology Center, where students have access to the latest state-of-the-art equipment.”
Dr. Roger Watkins
South Campus Department Chair of Business and Computer Technology Services
Protecting digital infrastructure and personal information from cyberattacks is 24/7 work, and the demand for cybersecurity specialists is exploding. That’s why San Jacinto College has offered cybersecurity training for the past 15 years.

Have Questions?

Have questions about our Cybersecurity Program or CompTIA Security+ Exam Course? Reach out to us!

North Campus 
Phone: 281-998-6350  x 7765

South Campus
Phone: 281-929-4603

CompTIA Security+ Course
Phone: 281-459-7631
Email: CPD-IT@sjcd.edu 
Roger Watkins
DC, Busi/Computer Tech Svcs
Phone
(281) 929-4603
Alyssa Phillips
Prof, Cyber Sec/Cloud Comp
Phone
(281) 998-6150x4603
Eric Servin
Prof, Cyber Sec/Cloud Comp
Phone
(281) 998-6150x3451
Rizwan Virani
Sr Dir, CyberSecurity Programs
Phone
(281) 998-6150x3517