Cybersecurity (BS)

Learn how current industry professionals protect against today’s cyber attacks, and develop the skills to dismantle future threats.

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Why Cybersecurity?

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.

Why Cybersecurity at Cairn?

  • Learn computer programming and networking with an emphasis on protecting against cyber threats and attacks.
  • Practice the same hands-on tasks regularly faced by professionals in the workplace.
  • Recognize the relationships between programming, security, and people through a biblically integrated education.
  • Graduate with a portfolio of professional-level projects they can showcase to future employers. A capstone or internship project will carry skills from the classroom to the workplace.
  • Receive personalized mentorship and meaningful relationships from professors who have decades of industry experience.

Career Paths

  • Network engineer
  • Security administrator
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Digital forensics expert
  • Cyber warfare engineer
  • Identity and access management (IAM) specialist
  • Data loss prevention architec