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Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admissions, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Complete the MDC application for admissions
  2. Applicants should have completed an Associate of Arts degree, an Associate in Science degree, or at least 60 college credit hours (including satisfaction of General Education requirements), from a regionally or nationally accredited institution prior to admission.
  3. Minimum 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA in college coursework
  4. Complete all common prerequisite coursework with a letter grade of “C” or higher:
Common Prerequisites
Course Course Title
CTS 1120 Cybersecurity Fundamentals
CTS 1134 Networking Technologies
CTS 1111 Linux+
AND one of the following three courses:
CIS 1531 Introduction to Secure Scripting, OR
COP 1334 Introduction to C++ Programming, OR
COP 1047C Introduction to Python Programming