Major in Cybersecurity

You Belong Here

Computers are your thing. You’ve always loved surfing the Web and can solve a tech problem faster than anyone you know. You’re curious about the Internet and always want to learn more. Sound familiar? If so, this is where you belong.


Why UC?

Utica College’s nationally recognized cybersecurity program equips students with skills they need to be on the forefront of the information intelligence industry. With the demand for cybersecurity experts higher than ever and growing, a degree from Utica College, a national leader in cyber education, will give you the edge today’s employers want.

What you’ll learn

The cybersecurity program integrates learning in criminology, criminal justice, economic crime, and computer science. UC’s award-winning faculty brings a broad range of real-world experience to the classroom—and beyond. With their guidance, students learn how to communicate, work in teams, and solve problems leading cybersecurity experts face every day.

    "UC has always been in the vangaurd of cybersecurity. We have worked with every government agency you can think of, and all of them speak highly of us and our graduates."

    Joe Giordano
    Professor of Practice - Cybersecurity

    The program offers five specializations:

    • Network Forensics and Intrusion Investigation - Combines elements of computer science with computer forensics and vulnerability assessment. Learn to investigate cyber related incidents in a computer network environment.
    • Information Assurance – Gain an understanding of the wide range of vulnerabilities and threats that affect corporate and government computer networks and be prepared to protect critical information in cyberspace.
    • Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation - Learn the latest techniques used to accumulate data and evidence in prosecuting cybercrimes, such as credit card fraud, intellectual property theft, pedophilia, terrorism, hacking, and more.
    • Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Gain an understanding of public administration and technology challenges related to homeland security, counter-terrorism and emergency management, as well as the national incident management system.
    • Cyber Operations - Learn defensive and offensive tactics, techniques and procedures. Focus on computer programming, as well as operating systems, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing.

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    A Degree that Works

    UC’s cybersecurity alumni have gone on to successful careers in corporate and industrial security, law enforcement, government intelligence services, homeland security, and more.

    Choose from two concentrations: Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics Information Assurance

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