Online Computer & Info Science Program Director

Kathleen Hyde, Program Director


Meet Kathleen Hyde, MCIS, MBA

Kathleen Hyde, MCIS, MBA, is the Chair of Cybersecurity Programs for Champlain College Online. She is responsible for the online Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations undergraduate programs, as well as the MS in Digital Forensic Science program.

As program director, Hyde maintains the cybersecurity and digital forensic programs' competitive and relevant edge, promotes the growth of the nation's cybersecurity workforce, and shares her passion for lifelong learning by teaching several online classes.

For more than 20 years, Kathleen has provided consulting services in cybersecurity, data recovery, business continuity, and digital forensics to government, retail, finance, professional, and residential customers. She has also served as an instructor for Champlain's cybersecurity program and a subject-matter expert for course development for the past three years. Her areas of expertise and interest include insider threat detection, emerging threats and defenses, digital privacy and surveillance, and cybersecurity for educators.

Kathleen holds both an MBA and an MS in Computer Information Studies from the University of Phoenix.