Technology Services & Information Systems and Development Services will be performing routine maintenance on the
servers that host the main websites (CCS, SCC and SFCC) on Sunday, January 29th from 9am-12pm. All CCS websites will
be unavailable during the maintenance period listed above. If you experience problems after that time frame, we ask
that you report them to the IT Support Center immediately. ccs.spokane.freshservice.com or 509-533-4357.
Associate in Applied Science - Information Technology
Bachelor of Applied Science - Cybersecurity
Certificate - Advanced Cyber Defense
Spokane Falls Community College
Certificate - Basic Cyber Defense
Financial Aid Eligible
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Certificate - Intermediate Cyber Defense
Cybersecurity is all about protecting information and solving complex problems.
As technology continues to advance and proliferate in today's economy, so too has the need to defend it. Spokane Falls Community College offers a pair of programs designed to help you build technical skills and gain theoretical knowledge that directly applies to real-world problems companies are facing today.
SFCC offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in cybersecurity, a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in information technology with an emphasis in cybersecurity, as well as stackable one-quarter certificates in cybersecurity.
After applying for admission to SFCC, the next step for admission into the BAS program is to complete the BAS application. Please see the link below for the application, and reach to our Curriculum Advisor if you have questions.
SFCC offers extra support and career development to students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math programs through MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement).
Upon graduation from the Information Technology program, graduates should be able to:
You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.
Choose program map:
Information Technology-Cyber Defender AAS map
Total Credits: 90
Rick Dubois has over 30 years of experience working and training in the computer industry. Starting as a data base administrator for a local manufacturing firm, he then became the system administrator for the local franchise of a national education firm. Rick is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has trained hundreds of local Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. Rick spent several years traveling the United States of America as a contract trainer for Dell on their Compellent Storage Area Network system. Rick is currently a tenured instructor at SFCC.
Brady Nielsen has more than 20 years of full-time IT industry experience, including the last eight as an information security professional and six as a college instructor. He is passionate about information security, keeping his ties to the community by volunteering as an officer in the local ISSA chapter. He has an Master of Business Administration degree from Gonzaga University and a Master of Science in information assurance with a concentration in cybersecurity from Regis University.
Ideal candidates will already have an AA or AAS degree and are looking to advance their career with a bachelor's degree.
Don't have a degree, but lots of job experience in the field? Take a look at our Prior Learning Assessment program that offers credit for your industry, military and personal experience. For more information about PLA, please contact SFCC.BAS@sfcc.spokane.edu
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