Get the knowledge you need to join or advance in a fast-growing industry that needs skilled and qualified cybersecurity professionals.

An associate degree from LCCC will prepare you to enter the cybersecurity field, provide valuable training for your existing career, or help you gain a solid foundation to transfer to a four-year school and pursue a bachelor’s degree.


Choose from the following programs:

Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S.
An associate degree designed to transfer to a four-year institution. Students will gain a comprehensive foundation for the quickly evolving digital security industry. The curriculum emphasizes teaching students how to identify, analyze, mitigate and communicate security risks using up-to-date tools, techniques and technologies.

Computer Specialist - Network Technology A.A.S.
An associate degree for students new to the industry or who want to upgrade an existing skill set for jobs in the networking, telecommunications and cybersecurity fields. We will also help you prepare for valuable industry certification exams such as CCNA, A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, MCSA Windows Server 2016, CCNA and CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker).

Certified Ethical Hacker - Noncredit Training Course
This course provides the advanced hacking tools and techniques used by hackers and information security professionals alike to break into an organization. Upon completion, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Exam 312-50.


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LCCC Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Lehigh Carbon Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y). The designation is through academic year 2023. This designation means that LCCC now has a position on the cyber defense landscape.

LCCC is one of 10 higher-education institutions in Pennsylvania with this designation and the only community college.

Higher education plays a key role in addressing the critical shortage of professionals with the skills to contribute to the protection of the National Information Infrastructure. NSA and DHS partner with academic institutions to enhance cybersecurity education nationwide and to develop the next generation of cyber security experts. Prospective schools are designated after meeting stringent CAE criteria and mapping curricula to topics such as cyber threats, data analysis, cryptography, policy, ethics and more.
These criteria are common to all of the four-year institutions that have earned this designation and should allow LCCC students increased transfer opportunities to some of the nation’s top universities.
While many cybersecurity jobs are open to students who attend an accredited cyber degree program, the additional designation helps to ensure that they are studying concepts and practices deemed important by two of the largest employers in the cybersecurity world: the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.


National Cyber League

LCCC once again hosted a cyber security team that competed in the National Cyber League ( competition, in which over 3,000 students competed nationwide. 


LCCC'students included Silver Bracket participants Joanne Nacipucha, Juan Parrales and Joshua Urmy (pictured), as well as Arlington Bell, Malik Camacho, Langston Hollomon, Timothy Lehman, Garrett Stinnard, Dominique Totani, Ethan Williams and Gabrielle Grafenberg. Urmy was LCCC's highest scorer. 

Cyber Center

LCCC's Cyber Center


Susan Miner
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Phone: 610-799-1027