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Nowadays, cybersecurity is more important as people allow more and more of their information to be online. The Networking and Cybersecurity program at Johnson Country Community College gives students insight into the IT world and helps to develop their networking and cybersecurity skills.

Johnson County Community College has been designated by the National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) as a national Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAECDE) through academic year 2024. JCCC is committed to providing you with the networking and cybersecurity skills you need to succeed.

What will I learn in JCCC's Networking & Cybersecurity program?

The Networking and Cybersecurity Program at JCCC teaches you network operations and product-specific requirements for Windows, Linux and Cisco systems. Classes in systems administration, networking and cybersecurity will build your toolkit as an IT professional. General education classes will give you the broad education employers value.

Train in a virtual work environment and collaborate with your colleagues in fully equipped labs. The skills and knowledge you’ll develop will prepare you for a career that’s in high demand within a rapidly growing field.

Why JCCC for Networking & Cybersecurity?

Employers recruit directly from JCCC because they know they will find the talent and skills they need. You can take advantage of an active job board and opportunities for job shadowing and internships.

At JCCC, you’ll get top resources for minimum cost, and you have the option to attend full- or part-time. You can pick class times and formats that best fit your busy schedule and offer flexibility, including online and evening courses.

The JCCC Information Technology Advisory Committee provides real-world insight for a stronger classroom and networking experience.

Mazen Akkam, professor of Information Technology

"JCCC was selected by The American Association of Community Colleges for its MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program. MentorLinks pairs experienced mentors in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) with colleges seeking support. The JCCC team will be working with high schools and colleges in the area to advance students to various marketable skill levels in cybersecurity."

Networking and cybersecurity are among the country’s fastest-growing job fields, with an estimated increase of about 28 percent through 2026. Jobs in high demand, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, include such entry-level positions as:

Starting salaries vary based on experience and education, with plenty of room for growth and mobility. Download the Information Technology-Networking Program Outlook (PDF) for employment projections and salary information.


At JCCC, and we're dedicated to making the Networking and Cybersecurity program tuition affordable to you.

Here’s what we has to offer:

Any textbook and supply costs will vary depending on your classes.

Resources and tools at JCCC

Being a student at JCCC means you have access to a range of services and resources to help you succeed. We offer professional tutoring and small, personalized class sizes. When you attend Johnson County Community College, your education truly matters.

The cost of going to school can be daunting. Fortunately, our Financial Aid office is here to help you through the process. Our counselors can help you find ways to fund your schooling, including scholarships and student loans, both of which can help to reduce the cost of your tuition every semester.

If you need help discovering what your passion will be post-graduation, our Career Development Center and Academic Counseling services are great support tools.

You can also further your education by transferring to a four-year school. JCCC is here to help make the transition to another college program easy and stress-free.