A qualified faculty member in Cyber Security/Information Assurance (CSIA) meets the program standard through one of four routes: 1. Possesses an earned masters degree or higher, from a regionally accredited institution in information assurance or related field as appropriate to the program; or 2. Possesses an earned related or out-of-field masters degree from a regionally accredited institution, with documented 18 semester hours or the equivalent of courses beyond the introductory principle(s) level in information assurance or related field as appropriate to the program; or 3. Possesses an earned related or out-of-field masters degree from a regionally accredited institution, with documentation in two or more of the following: a. Professional certification (national, regional or state), b. Two years of in-field professional employment., c. Documented evidence of teaching experience, including data or award, d.Documentation of research and publication in the field, e. Documented relevant additional coursework beyond the bachelor degree, equivalent to 18 semester hours or equivalent subject matter coursework, CEUs, vendor, or military; or 4. Possesses an earned bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution, in information assurance or related field as appropriate to the program, with documentation in two or more of the following: a. Professional certification (national, regional, or state) in the field; b. Two years of in-field professional employment; c. Documented evidence of teaching excellence, including date of award; d. Documentation of research and publication in the field; e. Documented relevant additional coursework beyond the bachelor degree, equivalent to 18 semester hours or equivalent subject matter coursework, CEUs, vendor, or military.
Ivy Tech Community College created the Center for Cyber Security to meet the demands for high-quality cyber security education and training. Through our nationally recognized center, Ivy Tech students receive the education and training they need for jobs that secure our community, state and nations computers, networks and critical infrastructure.
The program will build the foundation to identify and fix computer security attacks. The material covered in the program is designed for students with advanced computer knowledge or currently working in the computer industry. Cyber Security is a degree that can be applied to many facets of the students life, from personal to work experiences. There is a growing need for stronger Cyber Security with the increasing media attention.
The career Certificate (CT)in Cyber Security Incident Analyst is 26 credits and completion of certain electives potentially enable students to earn certifications including CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security +.
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High School Diploma or Equivalent
Scores of 460 or higher on each section of the SAT, 46 or higher on each section of the PSAT, or 17 in English, 18 in reading, 18 in math or higher on each section of the ACT can be accepted for your assessment if they were completed within the last four years.A high school cumulative GPA or 2.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale will meet the assessment requirement if this was your final GPA at the time of graduation and if you completed high school within the last four years.You must have graduated with a Core 40, Technical Honors, or Academic Honors diploma or equivalent.If a student does not have previous college credit, an ACT, SAT, or PSAT score, or a cumulative high school GPA that satisfies the assessment requirement, the student will need to take the ACCUPLACER skills assessment. Student scores on the Accuplacer determine which writing, reading and math classes youll take first. Students must meet certain scores in order to place into college-level classes.
One week prior to the start of class.