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Cybersecurity, B.S.

Cybersecurity is focused on protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data, information, and computer systems. It includes learning how to recognize risks, implement and test security measures, investigate attacks, and defend against adversaries. Graduates possess the combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to defend an organization's information systems from a wide variety of internal and external threats.

Michigan Job Growth

Cybersecurity opportunities are projected to grow 7% in Michigan by 2025.

National Job Growth

Cybersecurity opportunities are projected to grow 9% in the U.S. by 2025.

Practical Experience and Hands-On Learning

Cybersecurity majors gain practical experience and participate in hands-on learning opportunities with faculty.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree in cybersecurity at Grand Valley provides broad coverage of cybersecurity concepts as well as hands-on techniques. A strong computing foundation ensures that students have the knowledge to understand the effects of security measures on computing systems as a whole, as well as how to apply security measures to a variety of computing systems. Coverage of societal and organizational issues regarding cybersecurity prepares students with the necessary context to understand how to apply these skills to the diverse challenges facing a wide variety of organizations.

Why Study Cybersecurity at Grand Valley?

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