Network Systems Engineering Technology – Security Specialization, AS

An Associate in Science (AS) degree in Network Systems Engineering with a specialization in Security is important for several reasons:

Job Opportunities: Network Security is a rapidly growing field and demand for skilled professionals is high. An AS degree in Network Systems Engineering with a specialization in Security can lead to a wide range of job opportunities in the industry, including positions such as security analyst, network defender, and security administrator.

Earning Potential: The average salary for a Network Security professional is higher than many other positions in the tech industry. An AS degree in Network Systems Engineering can help increase earning potential and provide a strong foundation for further advancement in the field.

Hands-on Experience:  This program includes hands-on experience through internships, projects, and laboratory work, which provide students with practical experience in the field and help them develop the skills needed for a successful career.

Principles: The curriculum covers various aspects of the field, including network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, and threat intelligence. This broad understanding of cybersecurity principles helps students develop a well-rounded knowledge base and the ability to think critically about potential threats and vulnerabilities.

Career Advancement: The AS in Network Systems Engineering Technology provides a strong foundation for further education and career advancement. Many students who complete this degree go on to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the field.

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