Mt Hood Community College is the leading provider of CyberSecurity training at the Associates Degree level in the State of Oregon.

Other important links:


WCC Cybersecurity Center

CyberWatch West

National Cyber League




MHCC is a CAE2Y Institution

Paul Morris, CCSP | Senior ISTM Faculty
503-491-7303 | paul.morris -at- | AC 2778

Dr. Wayne Machuca, CEH | ISTM Faculty
503-491-7631 | wayne.machuca -at- | AC 2776

Welcome to the Oregon Center for Cyber Security at Mt Hood Community College located in Gresham, Oregon.

MHCC has developed a CyberSecurity Center to provide access to Information Security and Information Assurance (IA) resources.

MHCC is the only community college in Oregon with an AAS in CyberSecurity & Networking.

Current News and Events

Coming Soon to MHCC CyberSecurity: Linux+

(May 27, 2016) The Cyber Security degree will be enhanced in 2016-2017 to include two new courses and three course name changes.

The new courses will be ISTM140L Linux Fundamentals and ISTM283CC Cyber Competitions. The Linux class will teach toward the coveted Linux+ Certification, and the Cyber Competitions class will take advantage of the new National Cyber League comptitions.

Course name changes include ISTM284E Ethical Hacker, ISTM283F Practical Digital Forensics, and ISTM283T Perspectives on Terrorism. Look for these classes to appear in the catalog now.

MHCC Enjoys Record Number of Cyber Security Grads for 2016

(June 1, 2016) The MHCC Cyber Security program is BOOMING and this year promises a huge increase in cyber graduates with an anticipated 22+ degrees and over 50 cyber certifications to be awared this spring.




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MHCC is a CISCO Academy

MHCC is a member of CyberWatch

MHCC is in the application phase for CNSS

MHCC is a Palo Alto Academy