Our program prepares you for both the management and technical sides of the field. We also offer a fully online master's program in cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity students enhance their classroom learning by engaging in real-world experiences, such as internships and research experiences for undergraduates (REUs).
Here are two recent examples.
- Thomas Putman '22, a junior cybersecurity major, is working as an intern at the Software Engineering Institute for Carnegie Mellon University in the summer of 2021. He will share his internship experience after he returns to SBU in the fall.
- Harry Romesburg '22, also a junior cybersecurity major, will be working at an NSF-sponsored REU at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in the summer of 2021. He will work on a project involving the cybersecurity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
The Cybersecurity Program offers a B.S. in cybersecurity and a minor in cybersecurity.
Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity
Students in the cybersecurity program will learn the appropriate tools, techniques, policies, and technologies required to identify, analyze, mitigate, and communicate the risks of computer systems. The major helps prepare students for careers as information systems security.
Degree requirements and a four-year plan for the cybersecurity major
Minor in cybersecurity
For non-majors, the cybersecurity minor provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of cybersecurity to aid in the understanding of their major fields.
Requirements for the cybersecurity minor