Cyber Security prepares students for employment in a variety of in-demand positions related to cyber and information security. The required courses in the program cover current cyber coursework including network security and defense, ethical hacking and digital forensics.
Some courses are not eligible for Financial Aid. Please check the list here when considering a course.
Other licenses or industry certification opportunities are available with this educational option:
CompTIA: A+, Network+, Security +
Many of our courses are transferrable to baccalaureate degree programs, and CNM has Transfer Agreements with many colleges in New Mexico and beyond.
CNM’s Cyber Security concentration is current and relevant to today’s technology needs and its graduates may find work with any organization that depends on computers or any organization with an Information Technology Department.
In Aug, 2017, CNM received the prestigious designation of National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE 2Y).
Ten Year Rule for CTE Courses
Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.