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Employment in Cybersecurity Support (CompTIA Security+ Certification)

Calbright College is a new kind of California Community College, preparing working adults for careers in better paying, more upwardly mobile jobs, such as those in the cybersecurity sector. Cybersecurity is the hottest IT sector and the job market does not have enough qualified candidates to fill positions. Last year, there were more than 400,000 technology jobs posted in California. Workers who enter the Cybersecurity Support Pathway acquire key skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to other career pathways in the technology industry, including coding and programming, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and others. 

People who enroll in a Calbright Job Ready Program and achieve certification will glide directly into a paid apprenticeship in the job they trained for, which can lead to a new, full-time job.

The best part? All of this is free to our enrolled learners. And all of it has been designed to be done in under one year.

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Cybersecurity Support Curriculum

This noncredit program prepares adult learners for employment in the Information Security field. This program establishes the entry- level knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. The program incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble shooting to ensure security professionals have practical problem-solving skills.

Learners must first have earned the Calbright Career Essentials Badge prior to enrollment in this program, which Calbright will guide the learner through after they sign up.

Learners will progress through the program by mastering skills in the basic principles and topics of information security and risk management, including:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Processes
  • Communications
  • Applications
  • Policies and procedures with respect to organizational cybersecurity and risk management

Calbright College is seeking accreditation, but not yet accredited. Learn more about our accreditation status here.

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