Trident University International Launches New Associate-Level Cybersecurity Program

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Enrollment is open now for Trident’s third associate-level program, Associate of Science in Cybersecurity.

Trident University International (Trident), a member of the American InterContinental University System has introduced a new Associate of Science in Cybersecurity (ASC) program. This is Trident’s third associate-level program.

The aim of this online associate program is to equip students with relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities to pursue relevant professional roles within the public and private sectors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow at a rate of 31 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than average for all occupations.1

Coursework is structured to teach students system and networking terminology, give them an understanding of the foundational concepts associated with computer systems, networks, and network security, and provide the basics needed to be able to identify and use information sources and tools to respond to expected and unexpected cybersecurity events in an ethical manner.

Successful graduates of this program will have covered material that reflects the professional content of the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and Ethical Hacker certifications. While Trident coursework engages the content of these certifications, students should be aware that additional studying and work experience will be necessary to pass these exams.2

Enrollment is now open for Trident’s Associate of Science in Cybersecurity program.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Information Security Analysts, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited November 29, 2020). Conditions in your area may vary.

2 Trident cannot guarantee that graduates of this program will be eligible to take third party certification examinations. Certification requirements for taking and passing these exams are controlled by outside entities and are subject to change without notice to Trident.

About Trident University International
Founded in 1998, Trident University International is a member of the American InterContinental University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills designed to enhance the lives and education of students. Trident offers quality associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident has nearly 27,000 alumni, of which more than 22,000 have a military affiliation and has received acknowledgements from Washington Monthly, Military Times, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to student success. Visit http://www.trident.edu or call at (855) 290-0290 to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.

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