Cyber Security, B.S.

Mission Statement

We prepare cyber security professionals to deter, detect, contain, and investigate unauthorized use of computer networks. Moreover, the Cyber Security program seeks to provide excellence in teaching, research, service and community development. We provide an interdisciplinary education from the fields of criminal justice, information systems and computer science. New opportunities are continuously emerging for Cyber Security majors within the private and governmental community. The Cyber Security degree combines theory and practical application to prepare students for employment in local, state and federal agencies as well as private positions such as Cyber Security analysis, Cyber Security threat analyst, product manager cyber management, Cyber threat vulnerability, incidence response, Cyber security tester, compliance risk analysis to name a few.

Learning Goals / Objectives of the Cyber Security Program

  1. To develop an understanding of the field of cyber security.
  2. To develop an understanding of Cyber Security challenges on a domestic and international level.
  3. To develop skills to deter, detect, contain, and investigate unauthorized use of computer networks. 
  4. To understand the relationships between the laws, ethics, piracy, and network security.

What can you do with this degree?

The Cyber Security prepares students for employment in local, state and federal agencies as well as private positions such as Cyber Security analysis, Cyber Security threat analyst, product manager cyber management, Cyber threat vulnerability, incidence response, Cyber security tester, compliance risk analysis to name a few.