Would you like to be part of a high-demand and high-paying profession working with computers? Chaffey College in fall 2019 became the region’s only community college offering an associate’s degree in cybersecurity, a field that has about 72,000 job openings in California as of November 2019. The largest concentration is in southern California with Los Angeles having 21,957 job openings.
Chaffey is also the region’s first Amazon Web Services academy site, making the college the area’s market leader in cloud computing education. Cybersecurity involves protecting Internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks. Courses in the program include cloud computing, ethical hacking, security operations, programming and information technology. Chaffey’s cybersecurity students will be ready for the workforce or for transfer to a four-year university with the help of Chaffey’s professors and counselors. Faculty bring current and relevant experience from the field to the classroom. Students have access to industry-standard software, hardware, tools and more to improve success.