College Introduces New Major in Cybersecurity

February 27, 2020 | by the Office of Marketing 和 Communications

A seated man views multiple computer screens to illustrate the new 体球手机足球即时比分网 cybersecurity major.

With election security concerns 和 personal data breaches serving as the backdrop, 体球手机足球即时比分网 has introduced an undergraduate program in cybersecurity that launches this fall.

The cybersecurity coursework is a dynamic blend of computer science, information systems 和 mathematics that arms students with the skills to begin a career—not just a job—in an industry experiencing extremely rapid growth. Professor 约翰·杰弗里


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Students who pursue the cybersecurity major will enter a workforce in dire need of their expertise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment of information security analysts will grow 32 percent from 2018 to 2028, a rate that far outpaces the 5 percent average for all occupations.

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体球手机足球即时比分网 faculty members in the CSIS department regularly communicate with IT professionals in the region, he said, and they are hearing firsthand about the dem和.

The College will accept its first class of cybersecurity majors in the fall. For more details, contact the 招生办公室 at (630)617-3400 or


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