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With the rate of cyber-attacks reaching record highs, there is an urgent need for workers in cybersecurity. The field has 0% unemployment and forecasts 350% job growth through 2021. With plentiful opportunities and competitive compensation, OTC is responding to responding by providing a grant-funded training course to anyone over 18 – no experience required. This 24-week virtual course with hands-on skills training will prepare you for such entry-level roles as:

  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • Cyber Incident Responder
  • Cyber Forensics Analyst
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Cyber Infrastructure Support Specialist

Tuition is covered 100% by financial grants, Call 417-447-8888 for more information.

Course Title: WDT-120
Course Length: 480 hours/24 weeks (20-hours weekly commitment)
Class Dates: November 1 – April 28, 2022 (includes time off for holidays)
Class Meets: Monday and Thursday Evenings from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Virtual
Requirements: Must be 18 or older, no experience necessary

What You'll Learn

This program introduces basic concepts in the areas of:

  • Cybersecurity Career Pathways
  • Network Administration
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Network Application Security
  • Incident Handling
  • Forensics
  • Malware Analysis
  • Ethical Hacking and Incident Response
  • Secure Design Principles
  • Risk Management
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Technical and Skill Prep for Job Interview

What You'll Earn

• Job-ready skills for plenty of local employment opportunities in the field of cyber security
• Discount on certification exam through CompTIA for the Security+ test prep and test voucher

What else is important to know

• Space is limited
• For more information about cybersecurity careers in the Ozarks, visit