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Cybersecurity

Pursue a career in one of the fastest growing, in-demand areas of computing and technology! In today's digital world, cybersecurity has become an essential part of every company's strategy for sustainability, security, and growth. As businesses grow, the demand for cybersecurity talent will only continue to increase.

The Bachelor of Cybersecurity degree provides students the opportunity to gain cutting-edge cybersecurity knowledge and skills with a solid theoretical foundation as well as a good understanding of the social, ethical, legal, and policy aspects of cybersecurity. This bachelor program prepares students for a productive career in industry, lifelong learning, and for graduate study in Cybersecurity. The new degree is strategically designed to build on the strengths of existing computing programs on campus and produce well-rounded students with a balance between strong theoretical foundations as well as practical and hands-on technical skills. The program also includes a strong professional component for the development of skills in technical communication, ethics, and teamwork.

In the course of their careers, graduates of the BS in Cybersecurity program will:

  • Work productively in the creation, maintenance, administration, and improvement of secure computing systems and associated infrastructure.
  • Remain current in their profession through lifelong learning, including graduate school.
  • Exhibit leadership and exercise their profession with the highest level of ethics, and social responsibility. 

Professional Tracks:

Software Security:
Software Verification & Testing
Mobile Security
Reverse Engineering & Malware Analysis

AI in Cybersecurity Track:
Artificial Intelligence
AI for Cybersecurity & Privacy
Multimedia Forensics

Cyber Physical System Security Track:
Fundamentals of Embedded System Design
Industrial Control Security
Automotive Security
Embedded Security

Major Requirements

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-447
(location map)
Dean's Office (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising (248) 370-2201
secsadvising@oakland.edu

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-447
(location map)
Dean's Office (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising (248) 370-2201