Cybersecurity | Technical
If you ever thought “putting on the armor of God” could mean source code, this is the program for you.
Your Profession, Your Purpose
Take your drive to protect. Layer on technical and tactical skills with network protocols and coding. Frame it with project management and leadership. Ground everything in a living faith with Christ at the center. Then, explore the world of cybersecurity like never before.
Programming. Network switching, routing, and security. Systems analysis, design, and security. Windows server installation. Even ethical hacking and systems defense. Prepare to take on the toughest technical challenges as you fight cybercrime and cyberterrorism.
Experience Learning in Internships and Technical Projects
Test your skills in the real world with a senior-year internship, a required part of our curriculum in Cybersecurity. Build your resume, connect with potential employers, and assess your strengths in real-time.
Communicate Like a Pro
Our small classes set up a good environment to learn to give and take feedback. We’ve built in a dedicated course on research and writing for cyber professionals. At every turn, we ask you to both learn more and share your learning in writing and presentations.
Pick at least 1 of 5 Industry-recognized certifications to earn as part of your degree: A+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+), Network+, Security+
Prepare to sit for 2 industry exams: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP)
NSA-Aligned curriculum: The National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense publishes the national gold standard for cybersecurity education. Our curriculum aligns with these standards to prepare you for the field.
Study Cybersecurity & Raise Your Perspective
Stories that Started Here
Brandy Hart Amidon ’02
Since graduating, I’ve used my financial expertise to provide budgetary guidance for Travelers Rest while serving as Mayor.