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The Mid-Atlantic region is a national epicenter of cyber security activities, described as the process of preventing, detecting, and responding to unauthorized access or attack of a computer or computer system.  A 2013 report from CyberMaryland identified approximately 20,000 current science, engineering, and math (STEM)-based cyber security job openings at more than 1,000 companies in the commercial and government sectors of the state.

"If you're in Cyber, you're a rock star. Maryland is a major player in the Cybersecurity job market and there is far more demand than supply." Rick Geritz, Chairman of Cyber Maryland


Howard Community College provides a variety of accessible, affordable pathways for students to acquire the technical, ethical, and communications skills to begin a career or upgrade skills for success in the cyber workforce. Students benefit from:

·         cutting-edge technology and lab facilities

·         experienced faculty and practicing professionals

·         extracurricular competitions

·         articulation agreements

·         access to industry resources, internships, and employment opportunities.   


DC3LogoHCC is designated National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3


NSA logoHCC is  National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education

Cyber Security Center Programs
Business and Computer Systems Division
Information Technology A.A. Degree
Network Security Administration A.A.S. Degree

Network Security Information Technology A.A. Degree
Network Security Administration Certificate

Science, Engineering and Technology Division (As of Fall 2014 transferred to BUCO Division)
Cisco Certified Networking Certificate
Computer Forensics Certificate
Computer Support Technology A.A.S. Degree
Help Desk/LAN Support Technology Certificate

Social Sciences Division
Criminal Justice AA, Computer Forensics Option

Rose Volynskiy, Chairperson, Technology Department
Mengistu Ayane, Associate Professor, Network/Cyber Security
John Bielski, Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Vinitha Nithianandam, Professor, Technology and Electronics
Patrick O'Guinn, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Business Law
John Siebs, Assistant Professor, Technology

ST107 Cisco LabST 109 Cisco Lab
DH 310 Lab
Cybersecurity Classrooms in Science & Technology and Duncan Hall buildings.

To view detailed course outlines and syllabi associated with CAE designation, please view this page.  

 If you would like additional information about the Cyber Security Center programs, contact Rose Volynskiy at or 443-518-4114.