Programme Offering

Deadline for Applications Extended to December 4, 2020. 

Associate Degree in Cyber Security (Part-Time)

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College invites applications from persons interested in completing a part-time Associate Degree in Cyber Security.

Programme Objectives
This programme aims to give individuals who are interested in becoming Cyber Security professionals, a solid framework on which to build upon before attaining higher level of qualifications in this area. This Associate Degree programme will provide the student with the practical and theoretical frameworks around cyber security. The programme will provide students with a practical and theoretical framework for protecting computer systems of businesses, organizations and government agencies. Additionally, it will present a systematic approach for professionals concerned with the development of secure systems and the protection of an organization's assets. It is ideal for companies, firms and government agencies who wish to advance employees' training in the field.

Programme Structure
The Associate Degree program in Cyber Security utilises a semester system. It is designed to run as a part time programme over two years. The part time programme utilises four semesters and a summer session for each of two academic years. Each semester is 15 weeks plus the examination period and the summer session is 8 weeks plus the examination period.

Courses in the Associate Degree in Cyber Security include:

  • Networking I
  • Networking II
  • Foundations of Cyber Security
  • Cyber Terrorism & Cyber Crime
  • Fundamentals of Telecommunication Systems
  • Data Security Concepts
  • Information System Security
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Business and IT Law
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Fundamentals of Programming Problem Solving
  • Data Management Systems
  • E-Commerce
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Computer and System Security...

Entry Requirement
Five (5) CSEC passes including English A and Mathematics

Application Forms
Application forms are available here.

Application Deadline
Application forms along with the relevant documents should be submitted to the Divisional Office of the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies (DASGS) located at the Villa campus by/before Friday 4th December 2020.

Application Fee
The application fee for this programme is $20 which is payable on submission of the completed application form and relevant documents.

Programme Start Date
Classes for this programme will begin in January 2021.