Are you interested in a rewarding career protecting and preserving a company’s valuable information? Do you enjoy working with others to plan and implement programs that keep both data and people secure? If so, then a career in computer information security may be just for you!
Our Associate in Science in Computer Information Security can be your first step to a challenging and rewarding career in the information security field.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
Professionals in the field are responsible for:
After graduating from our program, you will be ready to work towards your bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution. Once you complete your bachelor’s degree, you can work as a:
While computer information security is an in-demand field, this program is ideal for students with certain traits. It may be a good fit if you:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
We designed our Computer Information Security Program to prepare you for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer information security. Our classes focus on:
As you complete our program, you will:
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Yes! Our associate degree programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take the proper classes at HACC.
As a computer information security student, browse the various transfer opportunities available at HACC:
|Bloomsburg University of PA:||Bachelor of Applied Science Technical Leadership (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)
|Harrisburg University of Science & Technology:||Computer Information Security (pdf)
|Penn State Harrisburg:||Security & Risk Analysis (pdf)
Where can I complete this program?
Does HACC offer scholarships?
When can I apply?
We offer classes in the spring, summer and fall for your convenience. Visit our website to submit your application at any time. Please include program code 1030 with your application, so you can make sure you apply to the correct program.
How can I learn more?
When you choose HACC, you will receive a solid foundation in computer information security. With convenient classes, transfer opportunities and experienced instructors, we can help you. Please contact an admissions counselor or email the department chair, Kelley Engle to learn more. You may also request more information online.