NOVA’s AAS in Cybersecurity prepares students, both mid-career professionals and newcomers to the workforce, for careers as cybersecurity technicians or analysts. NOVA provides them with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework 2.0 and the National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security criteria for Centers of Academic Excellence (CAEs). Proximity to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region makes NOVA the ideal place to study and search for a job upon completion of the program.
Cybersecurity is an "applied" degree that transfers to more than four regional institutions, including:
- George Mason University's Bachelor's of Applied Science in Cybersecurity
- The George Washington University College of Professional Studies BS in Integrated Information Science, and Technology
- Marymount University BS in Information Technology
- UMUC's BS in Computer Networks and Security degree
Speak to an advisor about more transfer agreements being identified.