Cyber Skills Center

Start a Cybersecurity or Data Science Career — on Us

Information security professionals are in high demand. The fast-growing field is projected to expand 33 percent between now and 20301, while data analytics jobs are projected to grow by 31 percent in the same period2.

Application opens, July 5. Secure priority access to the application by request.

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The Cyber Skills Center offers a flexible, 24-week accelerated training program in either cybersecurity or data science. TCC, in partnership with edX, will train you in just 24 weeks; and, we’ll cover your tuition fees.

The program is open for applications from adult learners in the Tulsa area - we encourage Tulsans from diverse cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds, as well as from underrepresented groups, to apply.

TCC Cybersecurity program

Cybersecurity

In a dynamic and essential industry, every organization needs cybersecurity professionals to protect their systems and data. If you like to solve tricky puzzles, outsmart your friends at board or video games, or piece together clues when watching crime drama, you might be a good fit for cybersecurity

TCC Data Analytics program

Data Analytics

Data rules our world. Every organization uses it to measure how they’re doing, and what they can do better. With the most basic data skills, a wide swath of career opportunities open to you. If you like to read graphs and maps while watching the news, follow the latest trends and discover new trends before everyone else, or win arguments using hard numbers, data analytics may be a perfect fit.

What's Included?

The Cyber Skills Center provides:

  • All tuition costs
  • Access to childcare
  • Access to transportation
  • Career-readiness support
  • Required equipment

You read that right — the Cyber Skills Center training is free to admitted students.

Plus: An Optional One-Year Apprenticeship

Eligible Cyber Skills Center graduates have access to a one-year apprenticeship program operated by Cyber Skills Center Partner Skillstorm that provides 10 additional weeks of job-specific training. After completing the initial 10 weeks, participants receive a paid, remote-work contract in cyber security or data analytics - from a major national employer.

It’s a crucial first year of quality work experience. And the skills you learn are applicable to virtually any modern organization.

Who Should Apply?

Any adult in the Tulsa area.

You may already have the basic skills you need to succeed in cybersecurity or data analytics. The Cyber Skills Center accelerated program in cyber or data analytics will teach you to apply your core skills to new problems, and equip you with the in-demand technical tools and skills to take your career to new levels.

This program is perfect for:

  • Career changers and upskillers
  • Those who want to advance their careers but aren’t ready to commit to a four-year degree
  • Transitioning military
  • Gamers, artists, and other creatives who want to get into a high-growth technology career 

The application opens on July 5. Secure priority access to the application by request.

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Benefits

The program is free for enrolled students, but there’s more: Thanks to our partnerships, when you successfully complete either of the two IT programs at the Cyber Skills Center, the credits you will have earned will count toward a degree at TCC and are transferable to other regional four-year higher education institutions.

We offer, at no cost to students:

  • Credits that transfer to our partner institutions
  • Skills applicable in a wide array of industries
  • Apprenticeship contract (paid) and workforce placement
  • Cost
  • Future-proofing your career

Program Partners

SkillStorm
Tulsa Innovation Labs
Oklahoma State University
University of Tulsa
EDx
Tulsa Community College

1 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (April 18, 2022). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Information Security Analysts. Retrieved June 14, 2022.

2 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (April 18, 2022). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Data scientists and mathematical science occupations, all other. Retrieved June 14, 2022.