Cybersecurity | B.S. in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is the discipline that focuses on protection and integrity of digital information and information systems. Students majoring in cybersecurity are equipped for careers in virtually any industry as an IT professional who can assess cyber vulnerabilities, respond to cyber threats, and develop policies and procedures for maintaining cybersecurity.
Why should I choose to study a degree in cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity professionals play a vital role in the protection of individuals and organizations from cyberattacks. In today’s rapidly changing threat environment, cybersecurity skills are in high demand and increasingly valued in large and small corporations.
What are some courses I will take?
- CYBR 2310 - Cybercrime and Governance
- CYBR 3330 - Cyber Forensics
- CISC 4324 - Network Security
- CISC 4325 - Network Security II: Cryptography
- CYBR 4395 - Capstone - Ethical Hacking
It is increasingly vital that students learn how to “harden” networks, systems, and endpoint devices against cyber attacks. Students will study these topics in the Modern Cybersecurity course.
What are some career options?
- Threat Intelligence
- Vulnerability Management
- Cyber Threat Analyst
- Cybersecurity Product Manager
- Compliance Officer
What graduate studies can be pursued with a cybersecurity degree?
- Information Systems
- MBA in Cybersecurity
- Data Science
Why study at UMHB?
UMHB’s new Cybersecurity program combines the expertise of some of the world’s leading experts with the personal attention that comes with small class sizes and dedicated professors. You’ll be challenged to apply a Christian perspective to ethical issues arising in this dynamic field while learning sought-after technical skills. This degree will give students a solid foundation for an exciting and rewarding career.Apply Now
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Cybersecurity program was developed with the LCMC and Rize Education. The LCMC is a strategic partnership of private colleges and universities nationwide, collaborating with Rize Education to provide access to a cutting-edge curriculum that prepares students for successful careers. The program leverages project-based learning and allows students to create portfolios to showcase to prospective employers.