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2024-2025 Catalog 
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Computer Technology Transfer - Cybersecurity (CTCAS)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Online

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Award: Associate in Science Degree
Academic Focus Area: Information Technology


This degree prepares students to engage in the issues and emerging information and management concepts related to cybersecurity. Students are provided with a strong technical foundation to analyze, identify, plan, and apply the knowledge and skills learned to defend a network.

This degree provides students with the dual option of seeking entry-level cybersecurity positions and/or continuing their studies at a four-year institution. *Currently, the University of Nebraska at Omaha accepts this degree.


Graduation Requirements
To earn this degree, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours requied: 90.5

Recommended Full-Time Curriculum Plan


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General Education Requirements for CTCAS - 37.5 credits minimum

Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

*To optimize credit transfer, please select general education course options for Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness and Scientific Inquiry from the Transfer Course  list and consult with your MCC advisor and an advisor at the institution you are planning to transfer to for more specific requirements. 


3 Courses needed     13.5 credits


Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 course needed     4.5 credit hours

Select 1 Humanities or 1 Social Sciences course from the Transfer Course options in the current course catalog.

  • Humanities Transfer Course options 


  • Social Sciences Transfer Course options 

Scientific Inquiry

2 Courses needed    10.5 credit hours minimum

Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences Transfer Course Options . At least one course should include a lab.

Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

  • EXPL 1000    - Exploratory Studies
  • INFO 1001     - Information Systems and Literacy
  • HMRL 1010     - Human Relations Skills 

Recommended Full-Time Curriculum Plan

Computer Technology Transfer - Cybersecurity (CTCAS)

The following plan is designed to be the most direct path to degree completion and is based on a fall quarter start. Students are expected to meet with their student success navigator or advisor to plan a customized course schedule that meets their specific needs. For more information or assistance with registering, please call 531-622-2400.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  • Transfer and complete a four-year degree in information technology at a four-year college or university.
  • Use communication skills to explain technical and complex cybersecurity topics to non-technical persons.
  • Plan and implement a secure network using tools and mitigating factors.
  • Document cybersecurity programs for policy, continuity, incidents, audits and reporting.
  • Use tools and techniques to determine vulnerabilities in networks and systems.
  • Demonstrate ethical conduct and integrity for the cybersecurity industry.
  • Use investigative methods and techniques to determine the causes of an incident.

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