Cybersecurity

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Western Michigan University's Cybersecurity program prepares you to prevent data breaches, cyberattacks and online threats. Interactive trainings, real-world projects and security-related certifications give you the required skills to enter the workforce as a competent cybersecurity professional.

This program will provide you with:

  • An entirely online program
  • Faculty who are experts in the field
  • Preparation to sit for certificates in CompTIA Network+ and Security+
  • A unique collaboration between the Haworth College of Business and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Beyond the classroom

Designed with industry feedback, this degree qualifies you for positions such as security analyst, cybersecurity manager, secure software developer, cybersecurity specialist, threat hunter, artificial intelligence security specialist, blockchain developer, penetration tester, cloud security analyst, network administrator, cybersecurity consultant and many more.

You will also stay informed about changing global cyber regulations and threat landscapes in order to identify and recommend specific solutions for evolving cyber threats. WMU's bachelor's degree in cybersecurity gives you the frameworks and tools to detect vulnerabilities and ensure information security.

After you graduate

After completing the cybersecurity degree, you will be able to:

  • Monitor, analyze and respond to cyberattacks in computer and network systems
  • Identify failing system components that threaten cybersecurity and provide real-time solutions
  • Implement cybersecurity best practices and risk management
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of an organization about cybersecurity
  • Examine the legal, regulatory and policy issues related to securing information systems
  • Make ethical decisions about cybersecurity
  • Work effectively in teams

Where is this program offered?

  • Online

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