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Cybersecurity Engineering

Do you see yourself as an engineer trained to apply security principles to the design, implementation and operation of the systems used in cybersecurity?

Then the Cybersecurity Engineering program is for you. This program from the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences prepares students for a variety of career pathways.

Augusta University offers an experience like no other — one that helps you design the components and systems used to protect against risks and threats to cyber security.

Cybersecurity Engineering is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Creative and Expressive



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What You'll Study


In the Cybersecurity Engineering program, you’ll study things like computer programing, malware analysis and reverse engineering, defensive cyber operations and cyber intelligence and policy.

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Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

Study Abroad trips take your understanding of culture — and yourself — to new levels, delivering stimulating experiences that prepare you for rewarding career opportunities and a fulfilling life.

The Senior Design Project matches seniors with industry sponsors to solve real-world technical problems. Teams of 3-5 seniors are mentored by a School of Computer and Cyber Sciences professor and work in collaboration with an engineer or manager from the agency.

The Augusta University chapter of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon international honor society for computing and information disciplines hosts fun and meaningful events throughout the year.

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

Military Friendly

Our commitment to offering quality, affordable education to service members and veterans is a driving force, and we offer several programs to assist them in achieving their academic goals.

Learning Community

The JAGByte Living Learning Community provides incoming School of Computer and Cyber Sciences freshmen the opportunity to live and study together as a cohort and participate in a variety of exclusive activities.

Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations help you “plug in” to campus life in a way that can lead to meaningful connections, new interests and resume-enhancing experiences.

Your Future

Career Options

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for a cybersecurity analyst is $102,600 per year, with an increase of 33% projected through 2030.

Graduates of the Cybersecurity Engineering Program at Augusta University have 100% job placement upon graduation.

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Learning Like No Other

Why Augusta?

Proximity to industry experts at the 332,000 sq. ft. Georgia Cyber Center increases internship and networking opportunities by putting you shoulder-to-shoulder with professionals in the field.

As a designated Center of Academic Excellence in the area of cyber defense, Augusta University is home to the Center for Cybersecurity.

Student activities like the Cyber Defense Team and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society give students opportunities to network with their peers as well as put their skills to the test in hacking competitions.

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The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art technology education and research across computer science, information technology and cybersecurity disciplines.