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Applied Cybersecurity

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Make your career in the Cybersecurity Industry

Applied Cybersecurity prepares students for employment and/or specialized training in cybersecurity-related careers. This program of study focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and application of computer and network security concepts. Students will learn about security vulnerabilities, attack mechanisms and techniques, intrusion detection and prevention, cryptographic systems, system hardening, risk identification, and incidence response technologies.

Security+ is government approved
CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). 

Security+ is globally recognized
CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized credential with certified professionals working in over 147 countries throughout the world.

Security+ provides substantial earnings potential 
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Security Specialists, Administrators and Managers earn $42K to $122K per year.

Security+ is industry supported
Security+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exams stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA Security+ Advisory Committee.


Industry Certifications




Advisory Council MembersCourse Hours & CostsCourse Instructors

Advisory Council Members

Skip Runyon USAF DoD Civilian
Todd Weiser USAF DoD Civilian
Richard Savage USAF Mission Planning Contractor
Dale Thomas Leidos Inc.
Barry Boutwell Telaforce
Michael Skaggs GDIT/ARMA Global
Todd Cahoon GDIT/ARMA Global

Program Course Hours & Costs

Applied Cybersecurity

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A CTS0018 Cybersecurity Associate 600 Hours
B CTS0019 Information Security Manager 150 Hours

Possible Certifications

CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+

Estimate of Total Program Costs

Total Tuition and Fees Detail:
$2190.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)
$1650.00 Lab Fees (One-Time Fee)
$50.00 Registration Fees
Textbook Estimated Cost:
$37.00 Estimated Textbook Total
(Full textbook listing available in the front office.)

For estimation purposes only. Rates are based on the 2024-2025 School Year. Prices are subject to change.

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