IT 6200

Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

Online Certification Training

This program prepares you for a career in cybersecurity, with a focus on "defensive" strategies to protect organizations at risk. Watch our program sneak peek below!

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2  Weeks
Program Length
Avg. Starting Salary*
Comp TIA
Issuing Authority

This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AR, LA, ND, NV, OK, PA, RI, WI

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We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options as low as $191 Payment Plans for Every Student

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Total Tuition $2,200 Pay in Full

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*Students in Maryland are not eligible for MedCerts payment plans but may be eligible for other tuition options. Speak to an Education Consultant for further information.

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What Does a Cybersecurity Analyst Do?

Every day, hackers and cybercriminals launch new, sophisticated computer viruses, malware, threats and scams that jeopardize the data security our society relies on. The IT industry is looking for security analysts and other professionals who can troubleshoot information system threats, run vulnerability tests, reverse engineer malware, review hundreds of lines of firewall configuration and create scripts in many languages to combat vulnerability.

Entry Level Jobs in the US
Cybersecurity Analysts will see available jobs grow 23.4% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 6200
Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

The Cybersecurity Analyst program is designed for those wanting to obtain the CompTIA CySA+ certification. Covering a broad swath of cybersecurity skills and knowledge, having a CompTIA CySA+ certification helps you stand out in that it covers the newer approaches to cyber-attacks that have been wreaking havoc in the business IT world in recent years.

In our cybersecurity training online, you are taught to prepare for the CompTIA CySA+ exam.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an international, vendor-neutral IT professional certification that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. It validates the knowledge and skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization, with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.

Once you’ve successfully completed the course, you’ll be prepared to take and pass the CySA+ certification exam, sponsored by CompTIA. MedCerts will cover the cost of your exam.

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  1. Performs data analysis and interprets the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organization
  2. Keeps up latest trends in cybersecurity and anticipates new threats
  3. Secures and protects applications and systems within an organization
  4. Combats malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs)
  5. Applies behavior analytics to the IT security of an organization
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment
  4. CompTIA Security+, Network+, or equivalent experience
  5. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Textbook: CySA+ All in One
  3. Competency assessments
  4. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 6012


32 hours
2 Weeks

The CompTIA CySA+ course is an intermediate-level course that covers he duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual may act alone or may be a member of a cybersecurity incident response team (CSIRT). This course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur. Ultimately the course promotes a comprehensive approach to security aimed toward those on the front lines of defense. The CySA+ course focuses on the knowledge, ability, and skills necessary to provide for the defense of those information systems in a cybersecurity context, including protection, detection, analysis, investigation, and response processes. Students will be prepared to attempt the CompTIA CySA+ examination which is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.

    • Apply environmental reconnaissance techniques using appropriate tools and processes
    • Implement an information security vulnerability management process
    • Distinguish threat data or behavior to determine the impact of an incident
    • Summarize an incidents recovery and post-incident response process
    • Use application security best practices while participating in the Software Development Life Cycle (SCLC)
    • Compare and contrast the general purpose and reasons for using various cybersecurity tools and technologies
Code Course Duration
IT 6012 2 Weeks
Total Program Duration 2 Weeks

Cybersecurity Analyst

Job Opportunities

Security/Defense Intelligence Analyst

$62,000 – $95,000*
Estimated Salary
Entry Level

Cybersecurity Specialist

$66,000 – $97,000*
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Cyber Security Engineer

$81,000 – $112,000*
Estimated Salary


  1. This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
  2. We recommend a prior CompTIA Network+ or Security+ certification or two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus before taking this program.
  3. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.

Cyber Security Analyst - CySA+