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The Millikin Difference

Students with a major in Cybersecurity will build a deep set of technical skills related to IT infrastructure, networking, and information security. This major is multidisciplinary in nature to provide students with a foundation in necessary business skills along with the ethical, and legal elements necessary to analyze the effect of cyber threats. Technical courses build critical skills necessary to recognize security breaches, analyze and investigate cybercrimes, and defend against cyber threats. Career opportunities include security, network, or threat analyst for corporations or law enforcement agencies or as an information security auditor. This major also builds a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing graduate work in this field.

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Program Highlights

Performance Learning

Performance Learning initiatives for 3rd parties in the community could include working with a local organization on identifying vulnerabilities in networks, reviewing best practices and policies, and making recommendations on how best to secure their enterprise.

$59,093 Average starting salary for graduates

*National Association of Colleges and Employers, 2018

Academic Resources

Students are given access to industry-standard resources. Millikin has a dedicated, restricted access IS computer lab, complete with state-of-the-art machines and enterprise-grade software, many of which are available as downloads. Partnerships with Fortune 100 companies such as Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and vmware provide students with the tools needed to build skills and become employable.

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