Merritt College Cybersecurity students placed 5th nationally in the Gold division and 1st in the Silver division of the Spring 2020 NCL! See results here.
Our program offers a rare opportunity to learn cybersecurity from experts who are currently active in the field. When our instructors aren’t teaching a class, they’re working for top companies in the Bay Area.Meet some of the instructors
You get practical, real-world training on the security concerns employers care about today.
When it’s time to look for a job, you’ll be prepared to secure a position with a great company.
of our cybersecurity program graduates have been placed in their chosen occupation
the average annual salary for cybersecurity jobs in the US
the rate of expected employment growth for information security analysts between now and 2026
the current estimated global shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the workforce
Whether you’re a military veteran, a high-school graduate, or are looking to switch from another profession, we can help you prepare for a rewarding career.Learn About the Program
With a mix of in-person and online classes, you can earn an occupational certificate or an Associate’s degree.
Whatever you choose, you’ll be prepared to continue your education, or compete for desirable jobs in information security.
Our program is eligible for financial aid, and Merritt College offers a range of services for everyone from veterans to single parents.Check Out Available Resources
We also provide connections to mentors and internships, and prepare you for job interviews.
Our highly engaged student community provides extra support to help you achieve your goals.
Companies in every industry are invited to join us from 9:00am – 4:00pm on the Merritt College Campus in the hills of Oakland, CA. Learn more about our program, meet our graduates, and find candidates for open cybersecurity jobs.Register to Attend
With low fees, plus financial aid and other resources, it’s a great way to get cybersecurity training without incurring huge program fees associated with many boot camps and training programs.
An open approach to admissions makes it possible for people from all backgrounds to get top-notch training and secure a high-paying job.
A community college is designed to help people learn in many ways – not just inside the classroom. Students teach other students, and everyone works together to help each other succeed.
Community colleges offer flexible schedules that fit into other parts of your life, so that you can continue to meet other obligations while you prepare for a new career.