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Cybersecurity major

Major

Program Overview

As a student majoring in cybersecurity, you'll focus on software and hardware security and cryptography. You'll learn techniques to detect and prevent cyber attacks, and public and private sector problems.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 4 years
Credit Hours: 64

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

The need for cybersecurity advances along with technology. 

Our cybersecurity major is based on a solid technical background that will prepare you for a variety of careers in the technology, security and computer industries.

You'll gain experience and knowledge in cryptography, network security, hardware security, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity ethics. You'll focus on security and privacy in computer systems, networks, software, hardware, databases and web applications.

Blending experience and application in mathematics, information systems management, computer science and information technology, our graduates find high-demand careers in governmental agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Administration.

Program Highlights

As a cybersecurity major, you'll:

  • Graduate with cybersecurity technical and management expertise.
  • Work one-on-one with faculty members.
  • Participate in national cybersecurity competitions.

Careers & Outcomes

Cybersecurity graduates have the expertise to apply and succeed across the technology and software security industry.

Career Projected Salary
Database Administrators and Architects $101,000
Computer Network Architect $120,520
Information Security Analyst $102,600
Cyber Security Engineer $98,374
Cybersecurity Analyst $84,928
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