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Focused Area of Study for Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Majors
All students in the Computer Networking & Cybersecurity program must select a focus area of study to complete their degree. Students can choose to specialize in either Network & Security Operations or Cybersecurity Operations. Additionally you may choose a minor in Managing Information Systems, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer & Digital Forensics or one of our other options.
Specializations are an integral part of your Computer Networking & Cybersecurity major and may be taken in tandem with other elective Computer Networking & Cybersecurity courses and/or a minor. Your faculty advisor in the Division of Information Technology & Sciences will help you map out the best academic path to reach your desired career and/or graduate studies goals.
Specializations in the Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Major
- The specialization in Cybersecurity Operations will give you the high-demand skills you need to protect sensitive data, and secure personal information and complex computer systems.
- Through the Network & Security Operations Specialization, you will gain key competencies for running an enterprise-level network information system and its components.
- The Systems and IT Infrastructure Operations specialization will prepare you to be a valuable member of a modern and agile IT Operations team through a focus on server, workstation, virtualization and cloud computing environments that are prevalent in today's businesses.