Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 32 percent from now to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks.

Median annual wages of Information Security Analysts, were $98,350 in 2018

Career Paths
• Computer Security Specialist
• Ethical Hacker
• Network Administrator
• Information Tech Specialist
• Network Technician

This exciting technical course prepares students to design, maintain and secure today’s Information Technology (IT) Systems which support every aspect of our global economy. Network Security Specialists acting as Ethical Hackers prevent data loss form cyber attacks, network intrusions and viruses, protecting valuable personal and corporate data.

Students will use the latest tools to gain the practical experience needed to earn valuable professional certifications such as A+, Network + , CISCO and Security +. Network Security Specialists are in high demand in law enforcement, large corporations, and government agencies including the FBI, CIA and NSA.


• CompTIA A+
• CompTIA Network +
• CompTIA Security +

Post-Secondary Opportunities

• DeVry University
• PA College of Technology
• Robert Morris University
• Rochester Institute of Technology
• University of Pittsburgh
• Westmoreland County CC