Cybersecurity (formerly Computer Security) | Casper College, Wyoming

Cybersecurity (formerly Computer Security)

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Cybersecurity is a dynamic field of study. It is designed to meet the changing needs related to the threats and vulnerabilities of cyberspace. If you are the type of individual who likes the challenge of ever-changing opportunities to learn, then we invite you to come and be part of this exciting field of study at Casper College.

There is an overwhelming need for a new generation of professionals who are trained and educated to meet the demands of information assurance in the 21st century.

Business organizations from all industries could have computer vulnerabilites and be susceptible to malicious attacks:

  • Government entities at all levels
  • Critical infrastructures related to refineries, generation of electricity and pipelines
  • Businesses that drive our economy
  • Healthcare industry
  • Financial institutions

The Associate of Science degree:

  • Provides a foundation for future professional growth
  • A transfer degree for those who want to get a four-year degree in cybersecurity, computer security, or a related field of study

The Associate of Applied Science degree:

  • Not intended to be a transfer degree.
  • Provides you with a solid foundation as an IT support person.
  • Cybersecurity is a dynamic field of study and will need you to upgrade and learn new skills on a constant basis. Students with this degree are eligible for CCENT certification.

The certificate:

  • An abbreviated study of information assurance
  • Helps working individuals update their current skills
  • For other individuals wanting to pursue focused, but limited, training in cybersecurity
Employment info

View the general occupational profile for information security analysts.

Degrees and certificate

For requirements and more information about these programs, view their listings in the academic catalog:


Academic Assistant, School of Business and Industry
Office: BU 103
Dean, School of Business and Industry
Office: BU 103

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program Name: Cyber Security Certificate

This program is designed to be completed in 9 months.

This program will cost $5,250 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.  

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with N/A* of debt. 

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students. 

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Federal States of Micronesia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Marshall Islands, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Marianas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Palau, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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