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Cybersecurity

Choose one of the fastest-growing, highest-paying career fields—one that comes with the “cool” factor

Data security breaches are more sophisticated and frequent than ever. As a result, companies across nearly every industry have a critical need to fill cybersecurity jobs and are rapidly creating new professional positions. What does this mean for you? Many high paying, in-demand jobs are available in the information security discipline in a wide variety of industries, including business, health care, government, and utilities.

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Focus: Computer Systems and Networks

In Maryville University’s undergraduate program in cybersecurity, you’ll learn skills needed to secure, defend, analyze, and investigate computer systems and networks against a multitude of cyber threats. You’ll be prepared to work as a consultant or in-house, or pursue your goals as an entrepreneur.

Courses

Courses in the BS in Cybersecurity program cover exciting areas, such as Digital Forensics, Ethical Hacking, Intrusion Detection, Mobile and Cloud Security, and Malware Analysis.

Professional Certification Preparation

Professional certification helps you specialize and develop your cybersecurity skills. Certification also encourages advancement and hiring in the workplace. This is why our BS in Cybersecurity focuses on preparing you to sit for the following certification exams:

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE)

Minor in Cybersecurity

Students from nearly any major can add a Minor in Cybersecurity to supplement their undergraduate degree program. For instance, combine a cybersecurity minor with popular majors such as actuarial science, computer science, and criminal justice.

Certificate in Cybersecurity

Are you interested in a cybersecurity career but not ready to enroll in an undergraduate degree program? 

With a Certificate in Cybersecurity, you can skip to the cyber courses because they transfer to full-time programs

Do you already have a degree and want to learn new skills?

The Certificate in Cybersecurity will enhance your current education and help advance your career goals.

Top Cybersecurity Jobs

  • Digital forensics analyst
  • Ethical hacker
  • Malware researcher
  • Network security analyst
  • Pen tester
  • Reverse Engineer
  • Systems administrator
  • System analyst
  • Vulnerability analyst

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