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Cybersecurity department to offer new short-term cybersecurity courses completely online

Students work together in front of computers during a cybersecurity class.
Published: Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Three courses available for students to launch into the professional industry

EL DORADO, Kan. – Butler Community College is launching two four-week courses and one six-week course completely online in cybersecurity, preparing students to work in the cyber industry quickly. Classes start March 9 and April 20.

Offered courses will include “Supporting Networked Computer, “CompTIA A+ Essentials and Applications” and “Network Security.” Once completed, a student will earn a TestOut Certification and have the ability to take a CompTIA certification test after each class.

Those interested may take one course or all three. Once finished with classes, students can continue at Butler to earn a one-year certificate or two-year degree.”

An open house will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 11-2 p.m. at the Butler Andover campus on 715 E. 13th Street.

For more information about the new short-term classes or to enroll, visit

The Butler cybersecurity program is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cybersecurity defense.