Cyber Security Degree, Bachelor of Science, St. Louis

BACHELOR’S IN
CYBER SECURITY

BACHELOR’S IN
CYBER SECURITY

CYBER SECURITY

 

Explore and Defend
The Digital Frontier.
Explore and Defend The Digital Frontier.

As the world becomes more connected and data-driven, cyber security is now critically important for protecting our institutions.

A Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security from Maryville University places students on the cutting edge of a field in ever-increasing demand from the worlds of business, government, and technology.

Students gain a foundation in business essentials and become immersed in a curriculum designed to teach the technical skills needed in this ever-changing field. Students also get hands-on experience in Maryville’s virtual lab, the Cyber Fusion Center, where they take on real-world cyber security challenges.

 

STUDENT DISCUSSES CYBER SECURITY

ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL

 

WHY MARYVILLE

3 TRACKS TO CHOOSE FROM

offensive track

Offensive Track

Explore a proactive approach to security measures using ethical hacking. Keep threats from becoming attacks.

defensive track

Defensive Track

Examine the industry’s best reactive tactics. Eliminate vulnerabilities and keep defenses strong.

general track

General Track

Mix both tracks for a broad overview of cyber security.

PROJECT-BASED
LEARNING

cyber security students at Maryville University

Real-world case studies are integrated throughout the program, which allows our students to explore actual malware targeting a corporate environment.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

students in cyber fusion center lab

Maryville University is known for its cyber security school/program that has its own innovative, student-run and faculty-managed operations center named the Cyber Fusion Center (CFC). The Center provide a wide range of free cyber security services such as cyber defense, computer networking and security management to non-profit organizations including:

Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club
• American Cancer Society
• Habitat for Humanity
• Salvation Army

 

STUDENT DISCUSSES CYBER SECURITY

ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL

 

WHY MARYVILLE

Jake Simino“What I enjoyed most about Maryville was the real-world experience of the faculty, including a professor who was working for the U.S. Department of Defense.”
-Jake Simino, ’15

Jordan Davis“The commitment to the Cybersecurity major enabled me to be employed full-time during my sophomore year of school. Working with cutting edge software and technology keeps the program in demand and guarantees future job placement!”
-Jordan Davis, ’20

HLC Accredited
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
Kiplingers Best College Values Private 2018
Ranked among the best values in private collegesKiplinger’s Personal Finance
Forbes Americas Top Colleges 2017
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes

THE BIG PICTURE

Data breaches and cyber security threats affect 556 million people each year, and the number keeps growing. This has led to a surge in demand for analysts, leading to excellent career prospects for cyber security majors. Extensive training, including theory and hands-on work, is essential for cybersecurity management and computer security.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$156,580

MEDIAN

$98,350


JOB GROWTH

28%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

28,500 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

28
%
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
19
%
FINANCE & INSURANCE
  9
%
MANAGEMENT
  8
%
INFORMATION

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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