CAE2Y Cybersecurity | Waukesha County Technical College

CAE2Y Cybersecurity

20-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code 40-150-CP

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 CAE2Y designation.

How Long It Will Take

Students can complete this program in three semesters.

Start Date

You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester.

How This Program Is Offered

This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated WCTC a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense education.

Courses You'll Take

For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.

Financial Aid Eligibility

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. Questions? Contact your program advisor.

Cost

The cost of your certificate depends on the number of total credits. Learn more about tuition and fees.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired. Learn more about credit for prior learning.

WCTC Cybersecurity Designation

How to Get Started

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.

 

Transfer Options

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.

 

Other Educational Opportunities