Learn how current industry professionals protect against today’s cyber attacks, and develop the skills to dismantle future threats.
Cybersecurity offers a particular skill set for protecting computer systems from technological attacks—a career that has become increasing more important for more and more organizations. You’ll learn programming with an emphasis on developing software that limits the potential of vulnerabilities. In today’s highly competitive and technology-driven economy, cybersecurity job opportunities abound in corporate, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, and ministry settings. You’ll hold a position that companies rely on.
Computer Science (BS) at Cairn
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Required Credits: 120
- CIS 321 Operating Systems
- CIS 223 Intermediate Networking
- CIS 344 Identity Management
- CIS 421 Cybersecurity Test/Defense
- CIS 421 Information Security
- CIS 431 Web Applications
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While the cost of a Cairn University education is competitive with similar institutions, we realize you may need financial assistance to take this journey. You are not alone. 97% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.
Meet Our Faculty
Professor Petcaugh has been a teacher since graduating from Cairn in 2010. He taught for 12 years at the high school level, transitioning from mathematics to computer science during that time. He is also a Master Teacher for the nation-wide computer science curriculum “Project Lead the Way” and is an active AP reader for both AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles.
Deb has an extensive professional background in human resource management, strategic planning, operations management, consulting, and leadership coaching. She has served in a variety of profit and non-profit organizations for over 25 years, including manufacturing, media, faith-based, academia, retail, and agriculture. As a professor, she invests in students to help them gain professional competency, learn to lead effectively, and develop in their Christian faith. Deb is married to Jim and is grateful to be a mom to four grown sons, a mother-in-law, and a grandma.