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Cybersecurity
Major

Cybersecurity Program

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 our cybersecurity program?

Our program offers a solid technical foundation, getting you ready for different jobs in the technology, security, and computer fields. You'll learn about cryptography, network security, hardware security, artificial intelligence, and the ethics of cybersecurity. You'll pay close attention to keeping things safe and private in computer systems, networks, software, hardware, databases, and web apps.

Our program is designed to provide a complete understanding of how to protect against threats in different digital environments effectively. You’ll learn how to provide security across various domains including computer systems, networks, software, hardware, databases, and web applications.

Program Highlights

  • Prepare for a career in cybersecurity with a state-of-the-art virtual lab, knowledgeable faculty and mentors, hands-on workshops and company-sponsored events.
  • The Cybersecurity Club gets you ready for a career in protecting computers and data with hands-on labs, workshops, and "captures the flag" events.
  • Each October we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Cybersecurity Day. It's a day filled with insightful keynotes from experts in cyber defense; exciting breakout sessions with the FBI, U.S. Army and other organizations; and a thrilling game of capture the flag.

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 $102,600
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