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Associate of Applied Science - Information Technology - Security Technology

Offered By: Bryant & Stratton College

The Associate of Science in Security Technology degree offers students a foundation of coursework and hands-on experiences with business technology systems, and the security procedures and technologies used to secure those systems. In this program, students will discover how information systems are integral to organizational success. Security students will then move on to discover the technologies that comprise network infrastructures that allow for the successful transfer and use of mission critical business information. After discovering the makeup of Technology systems, Security students will move on to experience the technologies and procedures Technology professionals use to secure business systems and assets.

Students will learn how to assess businesses for risk, develop effective policies and procedures to secure systems and respond to incidents and disasters. Students will also interact with the technologies used to secure and harden servers, network operating systems, and systems in general. Some typical jobs for security technology include (national salary averages from salary.com): Help Desk Support ($38,844 - $50,094), Database Analyst I ($30,325 - $63,951), Business Systems Analyst I ($38,682 - $55,719).