Cyber Security Program Information


Cyber Security Program Information

The Red Rocks Community College Cyber program is built using the Cybersecurity Framework from the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST). To find out more about this framework, visit NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Listen to the Colorado = Security podcast below to learn more about the program. Program interview portion starts at 15:15. 

2-year A.A.S. Degree and/or Certificates

RRCC has many Computer Information Systems (CIS) 2-year degrees as well as certificates for students to pursue. Students can earn a degree or certificate to prove that they have the foundational knowledge and entry level skills required for one of the hottest growing careers today. If a career in a cyber security related field interests you, visit: to learn out more. 

CNG Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees (link)

  • Cybersecurity
  • Desktop Support (formerly Computer Support Tech)
  • Network & Systems (formerly Network Support Tech)

CNG Certificates (link)

  • Cisco
  • Cybersecurity
  • Desktop Support
  • Network & Systems

Tuition Information can be found here.

4-year School Transfer Agreements

For cyber students looking to pursue a 4-year degree after completing RRCC, you have local and online options:

Industry Certification Prep Coursework

In addition to coursework, industry certifications are another way you can prove your basic understanding of cyber security related concepts. Many of the courses in the Cyber program at RRCC are aligned with industry certifications. This means that after students successfully complete the course, they are better prepared to take these certification exams. As with any exam, it is a good idea to go back over all the necessary material before taking the exam to ensure you are fully prepared. Below are cyber security related courses that align with various industry certification exams:

*some higher level exams require past or future work experience to be eligible for certification.