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CAE-CD Cybersecurity

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Degree Type
32-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code

Time to Degree
2 years

Start Date
August / January / June

How You'll Learn

  • Hybrid
  • Daytime
  • Evening

Cybersecurity is one of today’s most popular, in-demand skill sets. Learn to protect computers, networks, infrastructure and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction. Enhance your technical proficiency in Wisconsin’s first college with the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security’s CAE-CD designation.

How To Apply

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High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

Financial Aid

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program.

CAE-CD Designation

WCTC is proud to be the first college in Wisconsin to earn - from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, a joint program sponsored by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - the designation of National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. Learn more >

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