Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, IHE Certificate of Completion, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. 111003


The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity prepares entry-level computer technicians with cybersecurity skills to help fulfil the gap of expertise needed within the IT profession. The program emphasizes on computer security and information assurance concepts augmented with current industry standard techniques. Students will gain knowledge in the topics of the latest security technologies and will also examine the issues of information security awareness, as well as legal and ethical issues associated with cybersecurity. Courses offered under this major also covers topics related to threats and vulnerabilities, prevention at the technical (hardware and software) and human levels, detection, response, and management aspects of security.


Successful students can either opt to apply for entry level cybersecurity jobs or transfer to four-year institution leading to bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity or related field. Students completing this degree program will be able to use the curriculum fundamentals learned to prepare for various industry certification examinations related to this domain.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Southern Arkansas University (SAU) Tech

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

6415 Spellman Road, Camden, Arkansas

Local WIB

5040 - Southwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science - Cybersecurity

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, scholarships, student loan

Refund Policy

Fall/Spring Tuition Refund Percentages

Day 1-Day 8: 100%

Day 9-Day 14: 90%

Day 15-Day 21: 50%

Day 22-Day 28: 25%

After Day 28: 0%

Students who drop or completely withdraw from classes after the 100% refund period will be assessed partial tuition and full student mandatory fees. This refund policy does not apply to drops initiated by faculty.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - HLC

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Graduation Fees

$30.00 Cap and gown

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$3,210.00 Mandatory and program fees ($3,210) plus additional $25 per credit hour if courses are taken online

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

15-1299.05Information Security Engineers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



6415 Spellman Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701

Phone Number

(870) 574-4514

Fax Number

(870) 574-4520

Web Address

Last Updated

Oct 26, 2023


Jul 18, 2022


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