Cyber Security


Do you want to be part of the fastest evolving field of network security?

Cyber Security is one of the biggest challenges facing our country today. The need for highly-trained cyber security specialists is at an all time high as cyber technology continues to be an integral part of our everyday lives. This Riverland two-year program will prepare you for technical positions in this fast-evolving field.

You can count on individual attention from our highly-qualified instructors. Your courses will focus on the development of technical competency in the configuration and maintenance of security hardware and software at the desktop, server and network layers. Our graduates will have a broad understanding of computer and information security concepts to enable them to create, implement and enforce the network security policies required by today’s globally inter-networked technology infrastructure.

Location: Austin, Online Course(s)
Program Starts: Fall
Course Plan: Two Year
Faculty: Bob Silbaugh

Required Core Courses (48 credits)
CPRO1000 Computer Maintenance & Repair (A+) 3 CR
CPRO1011 Windows Desktop Operating Systems 3 CR
CPRO1016 Windows Server Operating Systems 3 CR
CPRO1021 Administering Active Directory Services 3 CR
CPRO1065 Linux Desktop Operating Systems 3 CR
CPRO1900 Cisco Networking 1 3 CR
CPRO1910 Cisco Networking 2 3 CR
CPRO1920 Cisco Networking 3 3 CR
CPRO1930 Cisco Networking 4 3 CR
CPRO2000 Network Security Fundamentals 3 CR
CPRO2010 Computer Forensics and Investigations 3 CR
CPRO2100 Cisco Network Security 3 CR
CPRO2115 Offensive Security 3 CR
CPRO2120 Implementing Cloud Services Capstone 6 CR
CPRO2130 Cybersecurity Operations 3 CR

MnTC General Education Courses (15 credits)
ENGL1101 Composition I (Goal 1 & 2) or ENGL1102 3 CR
PHIL1130 Ethics (Goal 6 & 9) 3 CR
- Goal 5 - History and the Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 CR
- Goal 3 - Natural Sciences OR 6 CR
- Goal 4 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning 6 CR

For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Cyber Security program page at