Cybersecurity Technology


Our Cybersecurity program option offers training in the areas of confidentiality, integrity, and availability in information security. You will learn to install, design, manage, operate, plan, and troubleshoot a secure information technology infrastructure. It is designed to the standards set by government and industry, allowing you to be certification-ready for employment upon completion of the curriculum.

There are few—if any—industries that do not require cybersecurity. As the world moves more and more online, security is a growing concern for businesses of all sizes and vocations. If you’re looking to start a career in an inherently secure and growing field, the Cybersecurity program at Hinds Community College is a great first step.

  • Jackson ATC
  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Vicksburg
  • Online

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
IT Foundations 4
Fundamentals of Data Communications 4
Principles of Information Security 4
Web and Programming Concepts 4
Database and SQL Concepts 3
Network Components 4
Network Administration Using Microsoft® Windows Server 4
Approved Technical Elective 3
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Network Security Fundamentals 4
Wireless Security and Privacy 4
Network Defense and Countermeasures 4
Approved Technical Elective 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62

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