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Cybersecurity - Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC)

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Cybersecurity, Bachelor of Science Degree

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy. Computers are used in almost every aspect of our lives, and more than ever, there is a demand for a workforce with the scientific and technical training necessary to perform effectively on the job.

Why choose Cybersecurity at UCM?

  • Participation in hacking competitions and Capture the Flag events.
  • Access to state-of-the-art computing labs and classrooms, Windows and Linux platforms, and off-campus accounts and resources.
  • Membership in the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance, Oracle Academy and VMware Academic Program.
  • Cybersecurity is one of the four high-demanded occupational categories in Missouri.

What will I study?

UCM's Cybersecurity program is designed according to ACM's curriculum recommendations and is periodically revised to meet the fast-changing pace of cybersecurity in today's world.

Courses include:

  • Cryptography
  • Ethical Hacking and Pentesting
  • Web and Mobile Security
  • Malware Detection and Analysis
  • Computer Forensics
  • Software Security Assessment

What can I do with a degree in Cybersecurity?

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Specialist
  • Web Developer

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Cybersecurity, there is the opportunity to be involved in the student chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery and Upsilon Pi Epsilon .

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.

Cybersecurity classes are taught by experienced and caring faculty members who believe in individualized attention for their students. Cybersecurity faculty conduct research in their areas, present their research results at various national and international conferences, and produce publications in major research journals.

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