Network Security AAS

About Network Security AAS

Your Network Security AAS prepares you for a career in a variety of IT networking positions as you:

  • gain a comprehensive understanding of networking protocols and security concepts
  • develop key skills in such areas as service setup and maintenance, workstations, hardware, and ethics
  • pick up skills that today's employer is looking for: good communication skills, dependability, and the ability to work as part of a team

There are very few industries today that do not use computer networking or that do not need network security specialists as part of their IT staff, which makes the job outlook in this field excellent.

Total Costs of Network Security AAS

(in-district) Total Amount: $9,784

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64

What you need to know about getting your Network Security AAS (CIP 11.0901)

Total Network Security AAS Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,690 $22,690 $28,208 $28,208
Additional Costs $3,094 $3,094 $3,094 $3,094
Program Total $9,784 $25,784 $31,302 $31,302

What makes MCC's Network Security AAS program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

  • One unique aspect of the Network Security program is that it incorporates preparatory work for professional certification tests from Comp TIA and Microsoft.
  • All credits from your Cyber Security Certificate can be applied toward your Network Security AAS degree.

In addition to the Network Security AAS, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Network Security AAS

Occupations that Network Security AAS prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Computer Systems Analysts 15-1121
Computer and Information Scientists, Research 15-1122
Computer Network Architects 15-1143
Computer Network Support Specialists 15-1152

What job opportunities are available to someone with a Network Security AAS?

Job titles include Network Administrator, Network Support Specialist, Security Specialist Penetration Testers and Security Analysis.

How will MCC's Network Security AAS program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

By the Numbers:

  • Salaries range from $30,000 to $60,000.

Additional information:

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.