High tech is always in high demand. A career in cybersecurity is not only exciting, meaningful and constantly evolving, but it's also where you can earn one of the highest average salaries in tech. Why? Because there's nothing but demand and growth in the field for the foreseeable future—in fact, cybersecurity opportunities are projected to continue increasing. Enjoy the satisfaction of applying your skills to thwart cyberattacks while earning a comfortable living. The possibilities for your future are endless with a degree in cybersecurity from Western Michigan University.
Build your professional brand with our career resources
As a student in WMU’s cybersecurity programs, you'll have access to leading industry experts and some of Michigan's top cybersecurity educators at both the Haworth College of Business and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Career guidance for cybersecurity students includes professional hiring events, workshops to develop competencies and assistance with communications. Plus, the full resources of both colleges are at your fingertips, and that can be a powerful advantage as you begin building your professional brand.
“A cybersecurity professional can work anywhere and anytime and will always be essential workers for any business or government.
Jesse Blaine, B.S.'23
LinkedIn is a great resource for students to network, explore career paths and keep in touch with peers and colleagues. Career and Student Employment Services provides support for creating a successful online profile. Students are also encouraged to follow the Haworth College of Business and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences on LinkedIn to connect with industry partners and build a professional network.