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The Committee on National Security Systems and the National Security Agency certify that Felician College offers a set of courseware that has been reviewed by the National Level Information Assurance Subject Matter Experts and determined to meet the National Training Standard for Information Systems Security Professionals, NSTISSI No 4011 for 2013-2018.

Programs

Major or Minor in Cybersecurity

Students can major in Cybersecurity and receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity. You may also major in any other discipline at the college and minor in Cybersecurity. (Examples: Criminal Justice major and Cybersecurity minor, or Graphic Design major and Cybersecurity minor.)

Co-Major in Cybersecurity

Students in the Teacher Education program may select Cybersecurity as their Arts & Sciences co-major.

Double Major

Students majoring in Cybersecurity have the option to pursue a double major with any discipline at the college. (Example: Major in both Criminal Justice and Cybersecurity.)

Certificate in Cybersecurity

If you are majoring in another discipline and have an interest in Cybersecurity, you may receive certification in Cybersecurity by taking six courses through the Computer Science Department.

Points of Interest

As a Cybersecurity major, you will receive a solid core of instruction in Computer Science, experience state-of-the-art instruction in a dedicated laboratory, and have the opportunity to participate in progressive activities that will bolster your understanding of the subject. Special features of the program include:

  • A hands-on laboratory component in practically all Cybersecurity courses.
  • Opportunities to enroll in specialty courses that are offered periodically, such as Principles of Robotics, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Gaming, or Cloud Computing.
  • Opportunities to attend and/or participate in nationally recognized student conferences and student competitions in computer science.
  • Field experiences and club activities.
  • Two faculty members hold graduate certificates from the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University, a pre-eminent “Center of Excellence” in the field of Cybersecurity. One of our faculty members holds more than 20 individual patents.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities

With a BS in Cybersecurity you may pursue a career in many positions such as:

  • Network security analyst
  • IT specialist
  • Military intelligence computer specialist
  • Cryptographer

Recent Internships

  • Felician College IT Department
  • Felician College Information Systems Department

Job Locations of Graduates

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • U.S. Army Intelligence
  • Various other corporations and institutions

 

Program Faculty