The Cybersecurity Certificate Program at Zane State College

In only five classes, you can gain the skills and knowledge to have a career in the world of Cybersecurity. Zane State College’s new Cybersecurity training program offers you comprehensive and convenient online courses taught by industry expert Will Bailey. Each of the Cyber courses will help you prepare for a specific industry certification exam. 

Watch the video below to meet a Cyber graduate of Zane State College!

Remote Education

You can take each Cyber course from wherever you have a computer and internet access. Courses will be taught in a virtual environment utilizing WebEx and recorded sessions. Students will utilize a virtual learning environment for hands on experience.

Career Outlook

Cybersecurity is a broad and in demand field. Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 32 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Take it to The Next Level

Zane State College has collaborated with Franklin University to offer a 3 + 1 Cybersecurity Pathway to help students take their education to the next level – saving time and money in completion of their Bachelors of Science – Cybersecurity degree. 

Industry Centered Training

Each of the Cyber courses will help you prepare for a specific industry certification exam. You will receive training in the areas of Cisco networking with routing and switching, ethical hacking methodologies, Linux, Windows Server administration and more.


Course of Study: CYTC_COS_23_24

Course Code Name Certification
CYBR 1300 Security+ CompTIA Security+
ITCS 1400 Linux+ CompTIA Linux+
CYBR 1200 Introduction to Cisco Networking CCT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
CYBR 2000 Penetration Testing CeH (Certified Ethical Hacker Certification)
ITCS 2500 Windows Server Administration MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate)

How Do I Sign Up?

New Students

Contact Barb Miller at to declare your interest and get the next steps!

Current Students

Please register for desired course(s) on My ZSC. Students in Information Technology Programs will complete a combination of these courses to complete their degree. 

Franklin University 3+1 Cybersecurity Pathway

This 3 + 1 partnership enables students to maximize their Zane State College associate degree credits, take applicable third-year courses at Zane State College (paying the community college tuition rate), and complete the last year of their bachelor’s degree 100% online at Franklin University.

Are you interested in taking your education to the next level? Contact our Franklin University Representative:

Erika Miller
Community College Regional Manager
Phone: 614.947-6712
Text: 614.714-1903
Make an Appointment