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Degree Program at Clark State Community College Teaches Students About Cybersecurity

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Clark State Community College offers an associate degree program in cybersecurity/information assurance based on materials, courses and curricula that were used at National science Foundation-funded Advanced Technological Education centers for cybersecurity education. Ensuring the security of computer systems, networks and other technology-based equipment is vital for personal, business and government activities.

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The ATE Student Success Stories Videos highlight the struggles and triumphs of a diverse set of students in community college settings to document a common theme: technician training has the power to change lives. This episode features Kristin Edwards, a student at Clark State Community College, who thought she wanted to be a math education major until a computer science class changed the course of her career. After more coursework, and an ATE sponsored internship with a local business, shes discovered a new passion and a new path.

Credit: ATE Central, a project of the Internet Scout Research Group