Networking & Cybersecurity

Associate of Applied Science

Finger Lakes Community College

  • Designated As
    Plus Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    64
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Applied Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

  • Career-focused courses
  • 64 credits | $207 per credit hour
  • 100% online
  • Workforce-ready degree in just 2 years
  • Cybersecurity, network administration, support specialist, information security, and programming
  • Programming, PowerShell, routing and switching, ethical hacking, and digital forensics courses



Overview of Finger Lakes Community College Networking and Cybersecurity AAS - Online

Finger Lakes Community College's Associate in Applied Science in Networking and Cybersecurity degree prepares you to be a leader in the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. The world demands quicker and easier access to online information, and as a result, networks are vulnerable to attacks. Companies, governments, communities, and households depend on networks to keep them connected, informed, and on top of daily life. Relying more on technologies and networks to complete all daily tasks, putting us at risk for invasion, theft, and cyber threats. You will learn the skills and gain the experience critical for accessing, responding to, and preventing these dangers. 


Analysts are needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks. The online networking and cybersecurity degree equips you with the experience to master these real-world problems. You will have access to cutting-edge resources, allowing you to gain a vast amount of hands-on experience through simulations of real-world scenarios. 


Graduates of the online AAS in Networking and Cybersecurity can enter the workforce or transfer to information technology degrees or computer science programs online to expand their skills and earn one of the 4 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide.


Courses in the Program

Courses in the Networking and Cybersecurity program are:

  • Computing Sciences Portal
  • Intro to Programming
  • PowerShell
  • Networking Technologies
  • Routing and Switching
  • Principles of Information Security
  • Hardware and Operating Systems
  • Linux Ethical Hacking
  • Digital Forensics

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What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

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