Cybersecurity Program Description
Major in Cybersecurity

Major in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

School of Business and Justice Studies

(Bachelor of Science Degree)

Program Information

UC's bachelor of science program in cybersecurity and information assurance includes:

  • strong, diverse background study in liberal arts
  • development of critical skills for investigators and technologists
  • focus on writing, critical thinking, mathematics, statistics, and other disciplines

Two Concentrations

  • Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics
  • Information Assurance

Program Description

The assurance of information during transmission or while in storage and the security of critical information infrastructures are a major responsibility of government and the private sector. Securing computers and computer networks, and conducting investigations of cybercrimes and forensic analysis of digital devices are principal methods of securing cyberspace.

Through a multidisciplinary approach integrating criminology, criminal justice, economic crime, and computer science, students will be prepared for entry level positions either in cybercrime investigation and computer forensics or the security of information stored in or transmitted by computers and computer networks.

Total credit hours required for degree: 120

For detailed program requirements, click here >

For more information contact Joe Giordano, Chair of Cybersecurity at


Joseph V. Giordano, M.S.

(315) 223-2521
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