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    Prepare for a career in cybersecurity

    Learn about WMU's B.S. in Cybersecurity program.

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    Online or in-person master's degree

    Earn a Master of Science in Cybersecurity with courses online or in-person.

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    Balancing cybersecurity and business goals

    National Science Foundation sponsored undergraduate research intern poised to meet the challenge.

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    A network of support

    A student finds his purpose in the cybersecurity program with help from courses, peers and faculty.

Secure your future

  • Why are Western Michigan University’s programs in cybersecurity right for you?

  • WMU’s online and in-person programs prepare 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.

  • Designed with industry feedback to establish the best cybersecurity programs for students in Michigan and outside the state, our offerings qualify you for positions such as security analyst, cybersecurity manager, secure software developer, cybersecurity specialist, threat hunter, 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 cybersecurity programs give you the frameworks and tools to detect vulnerabilities and ensure information security.

  • With hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity positions available in the United States, including more than more 7,000 in Michigan, what are you waiting for?

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