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Associate Degree On Campus

IT Security Specialist (Cyber-Security)

Moraine Valley Community College

24 months
370 USD/credit 11655 USD/year
370 USD/credit 11655 USD/year
131 USD/credit 4126 USD/year
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IT Security Specialist (Cyber-Security) at Moraine Valley Community College  is designed to provide a comprehensive program to develop a skilled workforce in the emerging field of information technology security.

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IT Security Specialist (Cyber-Security) at Moraine Valley Community College  is based on information security concepts, principles, methods, techniques, practices, and procedures that guide today’s IT security professionals. Moraine Valley's program prepares graduates to become employed as IT security specialists, firewall and VPN specialists, and data assurance specialists. Additionally, the program concentrates on industry-specific requirements in the health care and financial areas, as well as other institutions that currently use electronic commerce.

Job Outlook

Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to IT Professions
  • Security Awareness
  • IT Essentials
  • Managing IT
  • Network Essentials
  • Network Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate from an accredited high school
  • A recipient of a GED certificate or other High School Equivalency certificate
  • At least 18 years old and capable of benefiting from college-level instruction. High school students must be at least 16 years old at the time of registration and submit a completed high school authorization form
  • Planning to enroll in English as a second language, GED or Adult Basic Education classes

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 131 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Palos Hills

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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