Become an expert in evaluating the security needs of a system and learn to competently design and implement secure systems with MSUM’s BS in Cybersecurity degree. Through this on-campus program, you’ll learn to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences about cybersecurity systems, and deftly solve problems in computer and information systems security careers.
The demand for experts in information security analysis is growing much faster than other occupations, and jobs in the sector are abundant. MSUM's comprehensive program will set you on the right path to begin a fulfilling career in cybersecurity.
Three state-of-the-art computer facilities provide you with advanced technology tools to facilitate a real-world learning environment. A Windows-based lab with 32 computers, a Linux lab with 21 workstations, and an advanced technologies research facility lab are available to Computer Information Systems students.
Excellent internship opportunities exist in the Fargo-Moorhead area at large organizations like Microsoft and startup companies like Myriad Mobile or Clifton Labs, to name a few. They’ll help you gain real-world experience before graduating and joining the workforce.
Gain experience outside of the classroom when you pursue internships, present at conferences, and connect with your peers and professionals in the industry.
MSUM’s cybersecurity program has state-of-the-art computer facilities providing hands-on experiences. This major prepares you to evaluate, design and develop secure systems. Here is just a sample of high-paying cybersecurity career that are predicted to have considerable job growth in the next 10 years.
Cybersecurity Related Careers
|Career||Job Growth (2021-2031)||Median Pay|
|Computer and Information Research Scientist||21%||$131,000|
|Information Security Analyst||35%||$102,000|