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Cybersecurity Support Specialist


About the Cybersecurity Support Specialist Program

OBC’s Cybersecurity Support Specialist Diploma program is aimed to train you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in various roles within the digital forensics field.

As more of our personal and business information is transmitted and stored online, cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important. That’s why there is a demand for talented professionals who specialize in cybersecurity. In addition to making sure information is transferred and stored securely, cybersecurity support specialists use digital forensics to help solve cyber crime. If you have a knack for computer networking or an interest in cybersecurity, Ohio Business College’s Cybersecurity Support Specialist diploma program can help you make a career of it.

12-month diploma

Full-time; Day or Evening

Job placement assistance

Lorain County or Sandusky

Ohio Business College’s Cybersecurity Support Specialist Diploma program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in a number of different roles within the digital forensics field. With the knowledge gained from our program, you will be able to effectively acquire, investigate and write up reports on evidence from electronic devices. Such evidence may then be used to help resolve court cases.


Over the course of our 40 credit hour program, you will learn the essential skills for a career in cybersecurity from our caring instructors who have valuable real world experience. In small classes, you’ll have easier access to your instructors throughout the program. Our program combines textbook learning with hands-on experiential learning. The program’s curriculum features coursework in the following subjects:

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • Computer Repair Concepts
  • Linux Fundamentals
  • Networking Concepts
  • And More!

Our Cybersecurity Support Specialist diploma program is offered at our Lorain County and Sandusky campuses. To accommodate our students’ busy lives, we offer day and night scheduling options. Our campuses are friendly and professional learning environments dedicated to improving your chances for professional success.

In addition to top-notch technical knowledge, network security support specialists need good active listening, critical thinking and problem solving skills, to name a few. Our program will help you improve these skills as well.

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared for certification in:

  • Microsoft Office: Word
  • MTA - Operating Systems
  • MTA - Security

Career Opportunities

OBC’s Cybersecurity Support Specialist diploma program will prepare you for entry-level roles in cybersecurity such as:

  • Computer Security Specialists
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • And Many More!

You will be qualified to fill a number of computer security related roles in local or federal law enforcement agencies and small to mid-size companies.

During the final quarter of program, you will complete an externship. The externship will give you the opportunity to gain experience in the field prior to graduation and create lasting connections that can help you later on. We also offer career search and training for all programs.

OBC Difference

At OBC, we understand that continuing your education is a significant investment in yourself. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. We also offer FAFSA assistance if you want or need help completing the form and our financial aid staff can answer any finance related questions you may have.

Are you ready for a career an exciting and evolving career in cybersecurity? Discover everything Ohio Business College and its Cybersecurity Support Specialist diploma program have to offer you by contacting the campus of your choice or filling out the online form and one of our friendly admissions representatives will be in touch with you shortly.

We look forward to seeing you at OBC.