The study of Cyber Security provides students with limitless opportunities in the
Information Security workforce. With current technologies integrated into the Cyber
Security curriculum, connections with area employers, and skills gained from cyber
competitions, the Cyber Security program at Columbia Basin College (CBC) prepares
students like you for success!
You may be interested in a career in Cyber Security if you:
- Enjoy solving complex problems and designing solutions
- Express creativity through the use of an ever-expanding set of tools
- Enjoy competing against fellow students in real-world scenarios
- Are fascinated in finding solutions against hackers and to mitigate everyday cyber
The Computer Science program at CBC is certified as a National Center of Academic
Excellence (CAE2Y) in the field of Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education.
Our connections extend beyond the classroom and facilitate internships, as well as
contests where students can earn awards of recognition and volunteer work in the community
to enhance holistic growth. Students can also build new connections of their own and
participate in cyber security competitions within our thriving Cyberhawks run by students
Start your path at CBC with the fundamental skills you'll need to accomplish your
career goals of doing what you love and increasing your income potential by joining
this growing industry.
Learn more about our Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Cyber Security!
CBC Student, BAS in Cyber Security, and CyberHawks Club Member
"I have a huge passion for technology and computer science. Being in the BAS program
and obtaining an education in cyber security at Columbia Basin College has been so
rewarding! Not only am I pursuing my interests, but CBC has presented me with opportunities
that are leading me toward my career goals and will allow me to build a future that
I will be proud of."