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Cyber Operations

Projection in High Demand

Uncovering cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other networking threats are just some of the exciting cyber security jobs spanning across every industry. Learn the skills to join this fast-growing field and take advantage of the opportunities found in security operation centers. In this course you will learn security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies procedures. This course aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to support consistent communication language for cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

This course covers the information required for TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro and/or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification exams.

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MIC Accelerated Early Bachelor Degree Program

Students who take DevSecOps and Advanced Network and Cyber Concepts at Summit Technology Academy their junior year AND have a 3.0 unweighted GPA/95% attendance may also choose to participate in a university partnership program called Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC), in which students begin to earn a systems engineering OR cybersecurity bachelor’s degree while still in high school.   The bachelor’s degree is offered through the University of Central Missouri- Lee’s Summit.  This program helps to significantly reduce the overall cost of a bachelor’s degree.  Students will participate in extensive paid internship opportunities with companies such as Epiq, DST, Oracle, Riskanalystics, and many more.  Students who qualify and have interest, must mark that they are interested on their STA Online Application.


"Participating in the Internetworking competition at SkillsUSA conference allowed me to win cash prizes and well as a silver medal for placing 2nd in the nation." Brendan Smith, Lee's Summit North/STA

Prerequisites:  DevSecOps

  • DevSecOps with a B- or higher
  • Instructor Approval
  • Outside class Internet access is required.

High School Credits: 1.5 units per semester

NON Lee’s Summit Schools Weighted Credit: Varies by school

College Dual Credit:  Credit by Certification through MCC


Have you heard about the CyberSecurity talent gap?

The demand for CyberSecurity skills continues to grow, but there is a dangerous shortage of professionals who help to keep our sensitive information and systems safe.  

Whether you are a teacher, an employer, a career counselor, or a student, you can learn more about these skills and the demand for them at

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