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Associate in Applied Science

Secure Systems Administration

Program Overview

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Blue River  (Some courses may be taken at other campuses)

Program Coordinator: 
Brian Hurley, 816.604.6659

Degree and Certificates Awarded

AAS Degrees



The job outlook for careers in Cybersecurity and Information Technology continues to be very strong. Many experts predict a continued shortage of qualified professionals available to fill open positions in coming years. Blue River is the host to MCC’s Cybersecurity program and home to the Secure Systems Administration and Engineering AAS Degree. Built around stackable certificates mapped to industry certifications, this program helps students earn credentials more quickly, and offers credit by certification for students already holding credentials and wishing to complete a degree or certificate. This program prepares students to enter the in-demand Information Technology and Cybersecurity fields by offering a program that blends current system administration concepts with essential security skills and best practices necessary to deploy, administer, harden, and defend computer and network systems.

Secure Systems Administration and Engineering Program Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend these programs is here.

Information about CompTIA Certifications

Last Modified: 6/1/18