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Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures to protect the property and operation of private businesses and government agencies.


  • CompTIAA+ (1001/1002)
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Sec+

Direct Employment

  • Technology Analyst
  • Security Analyst

Job Leads To

Cyber Defense and Computer Systems Security Administrator


Grades 10-12

Computer Information Systems Certification

Learn the foundational skills and technologies necessary to administer and secure computers in both Windows and Linux environments.  Prepare for a career in Information Technology, including the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. This pathway allows students to get started on the degree requirements for an Associate of Applied Science at Pima Community College in either: Networking/Cyber Defense or CyberSecurity.


Amazon Web Services

Direct Employment

  • Entry-level Computer Technician
  • Support Analyst


Grades 11-12

Pima Community College East Campus

Holland Codes:




Conventional – Investigative – Realistic

Cybersecurity Classroom
JTED @ The Bridges Campus

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Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

JTED @ The Bridges: M-F per school bell schedule* OR M/W 4 – 6:30 pm


1/Year, *2/Year

Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is for eligible High School students who want to earn college credits while taking Pima JTED Cybersecurity courses. Program information may change to stay aligned with Pima Community College degree and certification requirements.

Current (2021-2022) Dual Enrollment credits awarded from Pima Community College upon completion of Pima JTED Cybersecurity program are:

  • CIS 119- Computer Information Systems
  • CIS 103 Microsoft Windows Operating System

Computer Information Systems

Pima Community College East Campus



Time Commitment

2 classes per semester, (approximately 8 hours per week online and in-person)

Locations offering Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence:

  • Innovation Tech High School
  • JTED @ Pima Community College
  • JTED @ The Bridges
  • MCAT
  • Nogales High School
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