Bachelor of ScienceCybersecurity
Our Cybersecurity major provides a strong foundation towards a career involving computer and network security in various industries, including finance, logistics, healthcare, education, and government.
Year 1: gaining experience in computer hardware, software concepts, and application development.
Year 2: An in-depth study of cybersecurity principles, network and wireless communication, operating systems, and systems administration.
Year 3: Students participate in hands-on learning for various areas including internet security, penetration testing, and digital forensics, cyberattacks analysis, and detection.
Year 4: Students use the knowledge and skills they learned in the previous three years and apply them through cybersecurity practicum projects.
The program emphasizes the development of analytical and problem-solving skills, communication, and teamwork – all highly valued areas in the industry.
Potential Career Paths
Our cybersecurity program prepares students for the following positions:
- Security Architect
- IT Security Engineer
- Security Analyst
- Information Security Officer
- Security System Administrator
- IT Security Consultant
- Forensic System Analyst
I am currently working on Nutanix implementation on the Cloud and Infrastructure team for Blue Cross Blue Shield. Jacksonville University has provided me with the resources and training required to launch my career at Blue Cross Blue Shield.