Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering

Cybersecurity Engineering is a high-growth career in the digital economy. As a cybersecurity engineer, you’ll analyze computer networks, ensure that they're running securely, and foresee security issues before they occur. A cybersecurity engineer focuses on designing computer systems equipped to deal with disruptions like natural disasters and/or malicious cyber-attacks.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity Engineering prepares students who want to become professional engineers in the broad field of cybersecurity. Program objectives include providing students with a working knowledge of analysis and evaluation of components and systems with respect to security and maintaining operations in the presence of risks and threats with an emphasis on engineered systems.

Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to address security issues pertaining to stakeholder needs and requirements considering the lifecycle of the system from the outset. Design and development of systems, their components and associated networks to increase trustworthiness.

View overview (including admission requirements), Program Requirements, and Roadmap for the BS in Cybersecurity Engineering 

 

Program Outcomes

  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specific needs with consideration to public health, safety and welfare as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

 

Student Achievement Data

Enrollment, Fall Term 

2019   2020   2021 
- - 10

Graduates Per Year (Fall, Spring, Summer) 

2019 2020 2021 2022
- - - -

First graduates are expected in Spring 2024.