Computer Specialist – Network Technology and Security A.A.S. (CST)
What is an Associate Degree in Network Technology and Security?
This program prepares students who are new to the industry or upgrading an existing skill set for jobs in the networking, telecommunications and cyber security fields.
Network Technology and Security Courses
Your network technology and security courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:
- CompTIA A+ (Core 1 Hardware/desktops and mobile devices)
- CompTIA Net+ (Network Essentials)
- CompTIA A+ (Core 2 Software/User Support)
- Cisco CCNA 200-301 Part 1
- CompTIA Security+
Bachelor’s Transfer Schools
Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.
Your A.A.S. in Network Technology and Security prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:
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.
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