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Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Add to your skills in information technology by preparing for certifications that help support the information security needs of businesses.

C.T.S. in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Information technology is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. The Cybersecurity & Information Assurance curriculum at Gallatin College MSU prepares students to support the information security needs of businesses. This curriculum can assist students in preparing for the following certifications: CompTIA (Network+, Linux+, Security+), EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker, and Cisco Certified Network Associate. 

The Cybersecurity & Information Assurance program is part of Gallatin College MSU, southwest Montana’s two-year college.



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Job Skills

Upon completion of the Cybersecurity Information Assurance program, a graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer and network systems terms and concepts.
  • Setup, install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware/software for desktop computer systems.
  • Install, configure, manage, and maintain network-based voice, audio, and video technologies.
  • Install, configure, manage, and maintain network infrastructure equipment and software.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer and network security terms and concepts.
  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot network security software and hardware.
  • Design secure computer and network infrastructures.


Cybersecurity & Information Assurance students at Gallatin College MSU go into careers such as:

  • Senior Penetration Tester

  • Security Consultant

  • SOC Tier 2 Analyst

  • Cybersecurity Response Manager

  • Auditor

  • Network Security Operations

  • Vulnerability Tester

  • Ethical Hacker

To explore more career possibilities, Gallatin College MSU has a variety of resources available to help with navigating the job search process, including career services and internal job postings.