Great Plains Technology Center

Cyber Security Forensics Specialist

Geeky student with glasses and backward baseball cap holding a laptop in a server room.

Who can attend?


  High School

Skills you'll gain:

  • Fight Online Threats: Learn to spot and stop hackers and cyber attackers.
  • Retrieve Lost Data: Bring back missing or deleted files.
  • Keep Systems Safe: Use top-notch programs to protect computers and networks.

See Course of Study (PDF)


Lawton - Main Campus


Step into the world of cyber security and networking with this comprehensive program. Start with the building blocks of network and system security, learning about the latest threats and how to counter them. Get a grip on key industry skills like risk management and incident response, ensuring you're ready to tackle real-world challenges. Delve into cyber forensics to understand equipment seizure, data analysis, and the aftermath of a security incident. Learn the basics of system administration to manage and maintain digital systems. Plus, prep for crucial industry certifications like Comp TIA, Network+, and Security+, arming you with the credentials you need for career success.

Employment Options

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Cyber Security Technician, Digital Forensics Technician, Entry-level Network Technician, Entry-level Systems Administrator, Information Security Analyst – Approximate Pay Potential: $19-62 per hour.  (O*NET source:

Scheduling Information

Class Meets: Monday - Friday
AM Session: 8:00 am-11:00am 
PM Session: 11:50am-2:50pm
1000 hours - 9 months to complete  

Cost of Attendance Summary 

Secondary (High School) Students

  • Tuition: Free
  • Student Needs Fees: $370.00
  • Misc. Expenses: $59.00

Post-secondary (Adult) Students

  • Tuition: $2,500.00
  • Student Needs Fees: $370.00
  • Misc. Expenses: $59.00

Financial Aid and Scholarships

This program is approved for Federal Financial Aid; scholarships are also available for those who qualify. (See Financial Aid)

Certification Outcomes:

  • Certiport ITS: Networking 
  • Certiport ITS: Network Security 
  • Certiport MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals 
  • Certiport MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals 
  • CompTIA: Linux+ 
  • CompTIA: Network+ 
  • CompTIA: Security+ 
  • Configuring Windows Devices 
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 
  • Administering Windows Server 

Applying for this Program

Aaron Nettles
Cyber Security Forensics Specialist Instructor


Great Plains Technology Center
4500 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Useful Information

Program Begins

August & January

Your success is my mission. Let's unlock your cybersecurity potential and build a future you're passionate about, together."
Aaron Nettles, Instructor