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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 university 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 university. (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

Two students with professor in Cybersecurity class

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 foundation of core courses in Computer Science.
  • 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.

Required Courses

Faculty Qualifications

Many of our CS faculty are Ph.D. specialists in the fields of computer science, business, security assurance, engineering, and e-learning. Well established in their fields, CS faculty credentials include:

  • Publishing more than 60 articles in professional journals.
  • Holding more than 20 patents.
  • Certification in multiple disciplines.
  • Positions in the professional community.

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 University IT Department
  • Felician University Information Systems Department

Job Locations of Graduates

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


Program Contact Information

Ferreira, Manuel, Ed.D.
Assoc. Dean, Off-Campus Programs; Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Email | 201.559.6042