BS in Cybersecurity

new for fall 2023!

Pursue a career in one of the fastest growing, in-demand areas of computing and technology! Cybersecurity job growth is projected to grow a whopping 35% in the next decade, with high demand in many industries, and median salaries in six figures. The interdisciplinary nature of the BS in Cybersecurity at OU aims to serve IT, financial, research, healthcare, law enforcement and defense organizations through its specialized concentrations. Students will be prepared in a number of different areas for employment in the public and private sectors. Oakland University is an NSA Center of Academic Excellence and Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE-IA/CD) Education.

Core courses: Introduction to C Programming & Unix | Object-Oriented Computing | Computer Systems | Fundamentals of Cybersecurity | Introduction to Computer Networks | Sophomore Project

Professional subjects: Software Engineering & Practice | Database Design & Implementation | System Administration | Cloud Computing | Cyber Laws & Digital Forensics | Information Security Practice | Network Security | Software Security | Cybercrime | IS Risk Analysis & Security Controls Development | Senior Capstone Project

Professional Tracks (select one track):

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

cybersecurity program brochure

Catalog information will be available summer 2023.