Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist Pathway
Metro State University
About This Program
MSU CyberSkills2Work offers a nine-month, intensive training program designed to grow a diversified cybersecurity workforce with focus on roles such as cyber defense analyst, cyber defense infrastructure support specialist, knowledge manager, network operations specialist, system administrator, systems security analyst, technical support specialist, and vulnerability assessment analyst. The program delivers eight pathways in an asynchronous, online-learning environment and provides training, certification, free exam vouchers, mentoring, a career skills workshop, and assistance with job placement for military personnel, transitioning first responders, veterans, and minorities. This program is offered at no cost to selected participants.
About This Pathway
The Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist Pathway is designed to prepare participants for a cyber defense infrastructure support specialist work role where they test, implement, deploy, maintain, and administer the infrastructure hardware and software.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Must be a veteran, transitioning service member, first responder, woman, military spouse, underrepresented minority, or government personnel.
- Must have at least a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. (School transcripts of the highest level of education completed are required.)
- Must have some IT or cybersecurity experience.
- Familiarity with hardware and software and knowledge of working in a Windows environment.
Target Work Role(s)
Industry Certifications Included
Start And End Dates
Jan. 8, 2024 -- until -- June 9, 2024
Duration (In Weeks)
- Cyber Career Readiness
- CompTIA A+ Course and Exam Prep
- CompTIA Network+ Course and Exam Prep
- CompTIA Security+ Course and Exam Prep
Digital Badges Awarded
- NCAE-C MSU CompTIA A+ Course and Exam Prep
- NCAE-C MSU CompTIA Network+ Course and Exam Prep
- NCAE-C MSU CompTIA Security+ Course and Exam Prep