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Cybersecurity and Information Technology

Cybersecurity & IT@UCM - Secure Your Future

UCM has one of the finest cybersecurity and information technology programs in the region. We offer undergraduate programs in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, as well as a master program in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. UCM's Cybersecurity department has been designated as a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) since 2022. This is an exciting and growing department that has a balanced approach to teaching and scholarly activities. We provide an unmatched education to students in the region, and we're proud of it. With the demand for qualified technical personnel far exceeding the available supply, the opportunities awaiting cybersecurity and information technology graduates are nearly limitless.

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Welcome to Cybersecurity at UCM. One of only a handful of ABET accredited Cybersecurity programs in the nation.

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Information Technology

Information Technology

Welcome to Information Technology at UCM. Earn a high-tech degree built for success in the business world.

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Experienced Faculty

All permanent cybersecurity and information technology faculty have a Ph.D. degree in computer science, electrical and computer engineering or closely related areas. They conduct both theoretical and applied research in their own areas and publish their research results on major research journals. In addition, they also travel to give technical talks at various national/international conferences. They are committed to deliver today’s technology to students.

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Program Accreditation


The B.S. in Cybersecurity program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Designated as a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency


Dr. Belinda Copus
WCM 222C
Tel: (660) 543-4930
Fax: (660) 543-8013


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