Cyber Security | Butler Community College

Cyber Security

The password to a more affordable education is 'Butler'.

In cyber security, threats are opportunities. At Butler, you learn first-hand how to secure networks and infrastructure against cyber attacks. Employment in this field is expected to increase by 28% in the next decade - not every industry can say that. Learn from experienced professionals what it takes to maintain IT security.  We give you the knowledge and training to step into a career or transfer to a four-year college.


NSA & DHS sealsDesignated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, Butler's cyber security program positions you well for success in this vital industry.

This designation validates the program's rigor and viability to promote higher education and develop a high quality workforce with expertise in cyber defense and qualified to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure.



ICYMI: Cyber Security is Eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship + Butler Advantage

Kansas Promise Scholarship LogoKicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their two-year cyber security degree and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality cybersecurity education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.


Estimated tuition for Cyber Security = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.





Whitewater, Kansas

Cyber Security

There are some fantastic teachers in the Cyber Security program. The director of the program helped me strive for my best, and he encouraged a passion for learning cybersecurity.

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The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

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*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.