88 Weeks, 1220 Clock Hours, 74 Semester Credits
Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity
Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree
At the Institute of Business and Technology
Offered in an Online-Hybrid Format!
Do you enjoy working with computers?
Are you good with new technology?
Are you interested in an Information Technology (IT) career?
If you are interested in an IT career in which you work with the latest technology, helping businesses maintain security measures that keep their organization safe and efficient, a career in Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity might be for you!
Train for a rewarding career in Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity
21-Month Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree Program
Prepare for Important Industry Certifications
CompTIA, Cisco CCNA, Linux, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Palo Alto Networks
Gain Critical IT Skills for Entry-level Employment
Analysis, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance, and evaluation of existing on-premise local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), and on-cloud virtual private networks.
Potential Career Paths
Computer and Network Technicians are IT professionals responsible for selecting, installing, and configuring basic personal computing hardware and installing various Windows and Linux operating systems, installing basic productivity applications (such as Microsoft Office), setting up simple wired and wireless networks, creating and managing active directory domain, and working with virtualized systems.
Computer Information Specialists are well-rounded IT professionals, capable of PC repair and maintenance, operating systems fundamentals, networking fundamentals, and PC and network security. Computer Information Specialists may manage computer systems for entire companies, including programming, data analysis and technical support in various capacities.
Computer Network Support Specialists analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. These IT professionals perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators install, configure, and support their organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and internet systems. These IT professionals monitor networks to ensure network availability, perform necessary maintenance to support network availability, and administer network security measures.
Where Do Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity Associates Work?
Financial Services Companies
Fortune 500 Businesses
Why Become a Cybersecurity Expert?
Cybercrime damage estimated to hit $6 Trillion by 2021
Every 39 seconds there is a hacker attack
95% of cybersecurity breaches are due to human error
25 billion connected things will be in use by 2021
Hackers stole half a billion personal records in 2018
4.07 million cybersecurity jobs are unfilled
* National Cyber Security Alliance Gartner
2019 ISC2 Workforce Study
Why get your Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree in Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity at IBT?
IBT’s Associate of Occupational Studies, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity is an entry-level program designed for students with little prior IT experience. Designed to teach the necessary skills to prepare graduates to begin an entry-level career in computer network support and administration, this program provides the theory, knowledge, and technical, hands-on training needed to be successful in this growing field. Under the instruction of a team of industry professionals, students complete a total of 74 semester units through a combination of four General Education courses, as well as specialized courses including Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting, Computer Security Fundamentals, Network Security, and Systems Operations on the Cloud.
Students in IBT’s Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity program learn how to:
- Manage computer hardware and software installation and support
- Practice and evaluate local, wide, and cloud network design, implementation, administration, security, and support
- Execute network server installation, network design, configuration, support, and security applications
- Practice the communication and interpersonal skills required to work effectively within work teams and with clients
IBT’s Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity program is an online-hybrid program: students complete the four General Education courses and the 12 technical modules completely online, while attending three on-campus labs per module, held on Saturdays.
Graduates will receive their Associate of Occupational Studies, Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity degree, and will be prepared to obtain a portfolio of relevant professional certifications upon graduation, including the CompTIA, Cisco CCNA, Linux, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure certifications. Professional certifications such as these demonstrate your knowledge and skill level to prospective employers, thereby increasing your employment opportunities.
If your goal is to join the rapidly growing field of computer network support and administration, then make it happen with IBT’s Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity AOS degree program!
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