Apply to
Start Your
Career in
Cyber­security

Take the next step toward becoming a cybersecurity professional with our accredited two-year security program. When you graduate, you’ll be qualified and prepared to land an entry-level job in the cybersecurity field.

Apply to
Start Your
Career in
Cyber­security

Take the next step toward becoming a cybersecurity professional with our accredited two-year security program. When you graduate, you’ll be qualified and prepared to land an entry-level job in the cybersecurity field.

Program Requirements

To Be Eligible for Our Program, You Must Have:

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Earned a high school GED

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Completed a high school algebra class

Don’t meet this requirement? You can take a preparatory math class at Merritt.

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Applied to become a Merritt College student

Once you have completed the New Student Enrollment, you will be able to enroll in cybersecurity classes.

You Do Not Need to:

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Have completed any prior college coursework

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Know any programming or coding languages

Financial Aid and Other Resources

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California Residents

The California College Promise Grant is available specifically for California residents who meet financial need guidelines. This grant waives your per-unit enrollment fee at any community college throughout the state.

We make every effort to support you as a whole person, with resources to meet a variety of needs, including financial aid, health services, and veterans’ affairs. The Merritt College team can assist you in finding all available options to help you get what you need.

Veterans

Military service veterans can take advantage of several opportunities for financial aid and other assistance, including Veteran’s Educational Benefits, a monthly housing allowance, and more.

Need Help Getting a Computer?

We have partnered with Tech Exchange to help students who don’t have their own computer. Ask for more information after you apply.

Students Working
California Residents

The California College Promise Grant is available specifically for California residents who meet financial need guidelines. This grant waives your per-unit enrollment fee at any community college throughout the state.

We make every effort to support you as a whole person, with resources to meet a variety of needs, including financial aid, health services, and veterans’ affairs. The Merritt College team can assist you in finding all available options to help you get what you need.

Veterans

Military service veterans can take advantage of several opportunities for financial aid and other assistance, including Veteran’s Educational Benefits, a monthly housing allowance, and more.

Need Help Getting a Computer?

We have partnered with Tech Exchange to help students who don’t have their own computer. Ask for more information after you apply.

Need Help Getting a Computer?

We have partnered with Tech Exchange to help students who don’t have their own computer. Ask for more information after you apply.