Sinclair Community College offers mutliple associate degree programs and short term certificates that prepare students for various positions in the Information Assurance arena. These curricula have been certified to comply with CNSS Standards 4011 and 4013. Click here for an overview of the Computer Information Systems (CIS) programs.
- Microsoft Security Specialist A.A.S.
- Network Manager A.A.S.
- Network Engineer A.A.S.
- Cyber Investigation Technology A.A.S.
- Cyber Investigation Certificate
- Information Systems Security Certificate
- Linux Security and Network Essentials Certificate
Specific course titles and descriptions are available here.
Sinclair has been a strong regional proponent of the Tech Prep program through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium. The college has agreements with numerous local school districts to enable high school students to choose a pathway and begin study in their high school years with a guarantee of credits earned at the College. This seamless transition from high school to community college to four year institution has provided countless opportunities for area students. The agreements below are representative of many others that the college has with area schools.
The college has Quick Start Agreements with multiple local school districts that enable courses to be taught in local high schools, using college faculty and curriculum, that will earn college credit for the students. The agreements below are representative of many others that the college has with area schools.
Courses requiring lab time
Nearly all courses in the areas of concentration require lab time both within class time and outside of normal class hours. Many of those labs use VMWare Workstation to create virtual machines using various operating systems to reinforce classroom concepts. Some examples would be: