The Cybersecurity degree program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as Cybersecurity Specialists or Information Security Analysts.


Cybersecurity Degree


Cybersecurity Technical Certificate
Cybersecurity Fundamentals Technical Certificate

Program Chair:
Jacqueline Farms
Phone: 478-757-3566

The Computer Information Systems program is approved by Cisco’s Networking Academy (NetAcad) program and holds partnerships with Microsoft’s Azure Dev Tools for Teaching and CompTIA’s Academic Partner programs. [Last approved: 2021]

The Cybersecurity program at Central Georgia Technical College is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through 2028. The CAE-CD designation is recognition from the National Security Agency (NSA) and indicates that CGTC is helping reduce threats to our national infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense as well as providing the nation with a pipeline of qualified cybersecurity professionals. The recognition goes to the top cyber security programs in the country. Additional information is available at the National Security Agency/Central Security Service website for National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity.