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Cyber Security


The Community College of Rhode Island has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2 Year Education through academic year 2023 for the Associate in Science, Cybersecurity program.


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Associate in Science Degree in Computer Studies & Information Processing (AS_COMI)

The Cybersecurity program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in the principles and methods of cybersecurity, as well as the fundamental knowledge and tools for applying security measures across a variety of network architectures and settings

From the College Catalog

Cyber Defense Path