2022 Career Academies Information

Registration for DVC’s Summer 2022 Career Academies opens in Spring.  For updates, please complete the Academy Interest Card.

Cyber Security Career Academy (Introductory and Advanced)

The Cyber Security (Patriot) Career Academy is designed to excite students about cybersecurity career opportunities and the importance of cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities. The Air Force Association (AFA) Cyber Camp will culminate in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA's Cyber Patriot National Youth Defense Competition. 

Career Academy Information


Introductory: TBA

Advanced: TBA

Note: Students must attend and pass the introductory academy first before they can participate in the advanced level academy. 

All students who attended the Cyber camp and/or cyber patriot competition last year can enroll in the advanced academy this year. 

Hours: TBA
Location: TBA

High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.

College credit:

CNT-101 & CNT-102

Earn 1 unit college credit.

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting in April:

  • Complete Career Academy Application
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies

Who can apply: This course is appropriate for students entering grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 for Fall 2022
Notes: N/A
Capacity: Limited to 35 students
Campus map: DVC map

For more information:

Please contact us at dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu.