Minnesota State College Southeast's cyber and information security program was named by Great Value Colleges.com as the No. 1 online associates degree in network security.

Great Value Colleges.com staff wrote, "The Minnesota State College Southeast sees its mission as providing lifelong learning and technical training. With a student to faculty ratio of 15:1, their online associate of applied science in cyber and information security is a 60-credit hour program that includes coursework in wireless communications and networking fundamentals. Minnesota State College Southeast offers access to the website GPS Lifeplan, which can help with goals and career decision-making. They are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission."

The online 60-credit program can lead to career opportunities with federal, state and county law enforcement agencies, private industry cyber security manager positions, forensic analysts and cyber security private investigators.