The Cybersecurity program educates students with the technical proficiency and analytical problem-solving techniques that protect organizational critical systems and infrastructure. Information is the biggest commodity in business today and corporations must protect theirs at all costs.
Graduates will be prepared to combat the threats that accompany technological advances, and the dangers that come with it, by learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to stay ahead. This degree prepares students for careers as Security Consultants, Engineers, Architects and Analysts, Incident Responders, Computer Forensic Experts, Security Software Developers and Auditors, and Chief Information Security Officers. The Cybersecurity field is rapidly growing and students holding this degree can ensure a bright, secure future.
Salary / Potential Earnings
The average starting salary for computer and information sciences is $72,677*. The median pay for Cybersecurity major (Information Security Analysts) is 98,350 year and 10 years projection growth is 32% which is higher than the average. **
* NACE: First Destinations for The College Class of 2017 survey
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The mission of the Cybersecurity program is to produce graduates who demonstrate technical proficiency and those essential cybersecurity skills necessary to successfully develop and transition new technologies, tools, and threat mechanisms to protect organizational critical systems and infrastructure.
The Cybersecurity program will produce leaders who, within three to five years of graduation, will:
Graduates of the cybersecurity program will have ability to:
Cybersecurity Program Data
Academic Year Annual Student Enrollment Graduation Data
2021-2022 25 9
2020-2021 27 9
2019-2020 14 2
2018-2019 22 2
2017-2018 10 0
Cybersecurity Prerequisite Flowchart
This degree program requires a minimum of 122 semester hours for completion.