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As the threat of sophisticated digital attacks against individuals, companies and government agencies continues to grow, organizations must take steps to secure their systems and protect the important information contained within them. ODU’s Cybersecurity program equips students with the information, knowledge and skills they need to secure employment in this growing field, assess and address modern cybersecurity challenges and threats, and help organizations develop an effective defense against cyber threat actors.

Program Highlights

  • Bachelor’s degree available.
  • Obtain a number of certifications to increase your employability.
  • Examine sophisticated methods that cyber threat actors use to gain access to locked computer networks and systems.
  • Identify modern and effective solutions to secure systems from unauthorized access.
  • Learn how to respond to a cybersecurity incident in a way that minimizes the impact to your organization and stakeholders.
  • Estimated 33% job growth from 2020-2030 (Information Security Analyst – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • $102,600 median pay (Information Security Analyst – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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