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Cyber Programs: Cybersecurity and Beyond...


The Cyber Patriot program was developed in 2009 by the US Air Force in to promote interest in cybersecurity. The Cyber Patriot program prepares high school students to compete in a cyber-defense competition once a year. Local winners compete at the state level and then state winners advance to a national competition where they can win national recognition and scholarships. More information is available on the US Cyber Patriot website.  

How do I complete this program?

Select a program from the drop-down list below to learn more about courses, completion times, and more.


Career Options and Outlook

Networking/cybersecurity certificate students develop skills to design, build and maintain secure small to medium-sized networks. In addition, students learn to apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze and respond to security incidents. Achieve an industry certification for networking/cyber security professionals from Cisco Systems and CyberOps Certification.



Our degree programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.


Additonal Cyber Patriot and Cybersecurity Links


AFA Cyber Patriot Program

The national youth cyber education program.

Cisco Packet Tracer Introductory Course

Self-paced course teaches the basic operations of Cisco Packet Tracer, the robust simulation tool used to visualize networks

Spartanburg Community College NSF Cybersecurity Grant

SCC launched its grant project "Working with Industry to Incorporate Cybersecurity into Networking Programs," funded by NSF 17-568, Advanced Technological Education) in June 2018. This three-year grant from the National Science Foundation will incorporate cybersecurity into the Computer Technology Networking/Cybersecurity Electives Associate of Applied Science degree and focus on underserved populations including high school students and veterans.

SCC Computer and Engineering Technology Program

Whether you want to enter a career in the IT field or you're seeking to expand your credentials through short-term training, SCC offers a variety of programs to help you achieve your college or career goals.


Cybersecurity Degrees in South Carolina

Cybersecurity Career Guide

Guide to Cybersecurity Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional from Purdue University