Cyber Security

 Computer and Information Techology

Cyber Security is a key component of both modern business and national defense.

This challenging but potentially very rewarding field can be a good fit for the lifelong learner who wants to make a difference.

GateWay’s Cyber Security program focuses on gaining skills in networking, Linux, security concepts and network defense that you can build into a number of different career areas. Our goal is to help you gain the solid foundation and hands-on experience to start your career.

We offer both an Associate Degree and Certificates of Completion in Cyber Security which will help prepare students for further study or entry-level employment.

Program Location

Washington Campus

Job Titles

Information Security Analysts**

Security Management Specialists**

Program Cost

Certificate of Completion in Information Technology Network and Cyber Security:  $6,247*
Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Network and Cyber Security:  $4,083*

Median Salary

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* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases or decreases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2018-2019 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.

** For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET Online for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, as well as wage and employment trend information.

Degrees & Certificates

AAS in Information Technology: Network and Cyber Security
Certificate of Completion in Information Technology: Network and Cyber Security


Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?

Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required to become certified to work in the field.