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Cybersecurity

About This Program

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.

Why Utica College

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.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

(315) 792-3006

General Information

Track

  • Major

Degree

  • B.S.

Location

  • Utica Campus
Utica Excellence, Utica Value

Cybersecurity at Utica

Career Opportunities

UC’s cybersecurity alumni have gone on to successful careers in:
    • Corporate and Industrial Security
    • Law Enforcement
    • Government Intelligence Services
    • Homeland Security
    • and More!
Cybersecurity National Recognition Seals

National Designations For Excellence

Proud to be designated a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency & Department of Homeland Security and a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the Defense Cyber Crime Center.
Student at computer in Joseph Giordano Cybersecurity class 0090

Choices

Student choose from specializations in four key areas of cyberscurity: Network Forensics and Intrustion Investigation, Information Assurance, Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation, and Cyber Operations.

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.

    The program offers four 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.
       
    • 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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    Cybersecurity Faculty

    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.

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    Student Voices: Kyle Carr '16

    A conversation with Kyle Carr, a cybersecurity major with a minor in computer science, about studying computer forensics, participating in the Central New York Hackathon, and being a part of the Utica College community.

    Faculty Voices: Joe Giordano

    Professor of Cybersecurity Joe Giordano talks briefly about Utica College's two "Center of Excellence" designations in Cybersecurity Education.

    Cybersecurity at Utica College

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