Contact Devin Paden, Program Director
Phone: (802) 865-8403
As computers, the Internet and networks evolve, communication and data systems have become increasingly complex, and operate with speeds and traffic volumes that make it difficult to protect both the systems themselves and data they process.
The same complexity provides avenues of vulnerability that can range from simple annoyances to liabilities and losses costing millions of dollars in damage or lost revenue. In today's society, we've come to depend on fast and reliable Internet usage. We must also be sure that our interactions are secure, and that information systems are able to respond to threats and attacks.
The computer networking and cybersecurity field offers a world of exciting career possibilities:
Champlain College has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency. The course content and curriculum meets the criteria established by the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security.
This four-year academic program gives students:
In the class of 2016, 100% of graduates in Champlain's Computer Networking & Cybersecurity major secured jobs in their fields within six months of graduation, all of them in positions relevant to their career goals.
In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's career-focused majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable resumes.