EICC Cyber Center

Mission


To deliver high-quality cybersecurity education, training, and information that both prepares our students for the skilled workforce and builds the cybersecurity resilience of our community.

About the Center


Eastern Iowa Community College established the EICC Cyber Center, within the academic department of Information Technology, to meet regional demands for high-quality cybersecurity education and training. Our goal is to provide students and the community with course and degree information; links to key cybersecurity resources, news and information; and events that will enhance the cybersecurity resilience of our community.

Certifications for Cybersecurity


Our curriculum is mapped to certifications, and we provide tools such as practice exams and a testing center to make getting one or more industry-standard certifications while taking classes a seamless integration into your coursework. Certifications may include: Cisco Certified Network Associate, A+, Network+, Security+, Microsoft Technology Associate, Ethical Hacking Associate, and Cyber Forensics Associate.

Cybersecurity Award Options


New State of Iowa program can pay your tuition, click here to find out more about the Last Dollar Scholarship.

 

Cybersecurity Career Opportunities


"Community colleges are the single greatest potential asset the U.S. has in expanding the cybersecurity workforce,” according to a blog post by Brad Smith, president at Microsoft. “They are one of the nation’s most remarkable and ubiquitous assets, and with some targeted assistance, they can move quickly to help address the cybersecurity workforce shortage." From Cybersecurity Ventures

  • Cyberseek.org provides real-time data of the number of cybersecurity related job openings on a state-by-state basis.

  • CompTIA Cyberstates  provides national, state, and metropolitan area tech sector and tech workforce analytics.

 

 

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Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College

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