BS in CSIT with Cybersecurity Concentration

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Keep data safe through the cybersecurity concentration

The amount of data is growing by leaps and bounds. Unfortunately, so are the efforts of those looking to steal it.

The cybersecurity concentration within the Bachelor of Science in computer science and information technology (CSIT) degree at Trine University will help you protect data from those who trying to access it for unethical or unlawful purposes.

The concentration: Protect and defend information

The cybersecurity concentration prepares graduates to be leaders in the protection of data assets.

This concentration prepares you to earn certifications that are meaningful in the industry, giving you an advantage in this very competitive job market. Certifications include:

  • A+
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional
  • Certified Ethical Hacker

The experience: Hands-on with techniques, policies and technology

You will benefit from hands-on learning experiences on the techniques, policies, operational procedures and technologies that secure and defend the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data online. Students have participated in cyberdefense competitions and a capstone experience that includes working with a local business to create a solution for a real-world problem.

The result: Be qualified for administration and security roles

Graduates of our computer science and information technology program are ready for jobs in the information and technology industry, business, public service and other professions. By completing the cybersecurity concentration, you will be qualified to work as a network, system or database administrator, CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) or ISO.

CSIT graduates are also prepared for prestigious graduate schools and can pursue a variety of programs, including information and management science, information science, biomedical informatics, information security, information technology, and technical law.