Cyber Security Program

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 vulnerabilities

CBC Cyber Security Program

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 like you!

Degrees Offered:

 Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges Career Launch Program Endorsement 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!

"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."



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