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The Augusta University Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity gives students the skills to succeed in cybersecurity careers.

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program gives students a solid foundation of technical skills and abilities. In our hands-on, state-of-the-art labs, you will learn computer networking, programming, scripting, cloud computing, and more. Alongside these technical skills, you will learn the latest techniques for keeping data and systems safe from hackers and other threats.

Program-Level Learning Outcomes:

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity will be able to:

  1. Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences about technical information.
  4. Make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively on teams to establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, manage risk, and produce deliverables.
  6. Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, integration, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems.
  7. Apply security principles and practices to the environmental, hardware, software, and human components of a system.
  8. Apply protective technology and forensic techniques.
  9. Analyze and evaluate components and systems with respect to security and to maintaining operations in the presence of risks and threats.

 

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School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

706-721-1110

ccs@augusta.edu

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What can I do with a Cybersecurity degree?

Career Possibilities: 

The field of cybersecurity is one of increasing importance to governments and enterprises around the world. Demand for individuals with expertise in this area will continue to grow as society’s dependence on information systems grows and society’s enemies become ever more adept at bypassing information security measures. A few positions graduates of this program can consider include:

  • Cybersecurity Analyst 
  • Cybersecurity Architect
  • Cryptographer
  • Malware Analyst
  • Penetration Tester

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT:

 

Natesha Harned"My original major when I enrolled at Augusta University was Sociology with a minor in Psychology. I was enrolled in Dr. Paul York's Introduction to Programming course and told us about a Cyber Security Summit in town. Upon attending the summit and listening to the summit speakers talk about the cyber security workforce needs, I realized this was a field I could be good in and decided to change my major. I ultimately decided to pursue the Information Technology degree with a focus in Cyber Security program. In this particular program, there were fewer math courses to take and allowed for more of a focus in cyber security-specific courses which I loved. One piece of advice I would pass along to incoming cyber security students is there is no reason you shouldn't be able to pass the Security+ certification test. Be sure to pay attention in your classes!"

- Natesha Harned
Cyber Security Analyst/Engineer, Viasat Inc.
Class of 2019 alumna