Casper College student standing in front of a bunch of servers.

Cyber Security

Cyber security 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 vulnerabilities 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

Marjorie Anderson, Department Chair for Cyber Security, talks about the program. 

What are the features of Casper’s program?

The Associate of Applied Science degree:

  • Not intended to be a transfer degree.
  • Provides you with a solid foundation as an IT support person.
  • Cyber security 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 cyber security.

Although this is an A.A.S. degree, graduates from this program may apply this degree toward an online applied science degree at the University of Wyoming at Casper.

What can I do with this major?

Employment info

View the general occupational profile for information security analysts.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

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

Interested in online learning?

All or a portion of the courses in this program may be available online. Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

You may also be interested in…

These related programs:

Contact Info

Ginny Garner

Academic Chair

Ralph Moore

Cybersecurity Instructor

Rachel Wright

Academic Assistant, School of Business and Industry

Marjorie Anderson

Business Information Systems Instructor

Rachel Chadderdon

Dean, School of Business, Industry, and Workforce Development