Cybersecurity Concentration

Stay Ahead of Evolving Cyber Threats

Protect systems, networks and programs from digital attacks with a concentration in cybersecurity that helps prepare you to earn three certifications sought by employers.

Explore the Course Requirements

Gain the Skills you need in this fast-growing industry

Your coursework in cybersecurity  will prepare you to stay one step ahead of evolving cyber threats and provide you with fundamental IT skills through:



Real-world problems

Insights from industry experts

Cybersecurity Courses Offered in Partnership with RIZE Education

This project-based curriculum prepares you to excel in the critical and growing field of cybersecurity and requires only a small amount of basic programming. You will assess modern cybersecurity challenges that threaten privacy, security and safety, and gain both the knowledge and hands-on technical skills to protect digital assets from cyber criminals who leverage sophisticated social and cyber tactics to facilitate attacks.

Is a Cybersecurity concentration worth it?

Did you know that the U.S. had almost 500,000 unfilled job openings in cyber security in 2021? Specializing your computer science degree with a minor in cybersecurity prepares you for a highly demanded and highly compensated career.

Job Growth

4x times the national average.*

Salary Increase Over Time

Average Salary is $97K, and by year six is over 6 figures. 

The program also prepares you to pursue three key cybersecurity certifications: 

Ready for what's next?

Discover if a concentration in Cybersecurity at Houghton University is right for you.