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Cybersecurity, B.S.

School of Computer Sciences

Indiana Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity will prepare you for a career and leadership within the rapidly expanding cybersecurity field. Our program blends the technical aspects of cybersecurity, information security, network security, network penetration, digital forensics and defensive CyberOps with a fundamental understanding of criminal investigation.

What’s more, Indiana Tech is creating a state-of-the-art learning environment for its cybersecurity students which will include a security operations center, a digital forensics lab and an interactive data center. This reimagined and robust center will be completed in time for the 2021-22 academic year.

Hands-on coursework in computer programming, networking, electronics and criminology will arm you with the expertise that today’s companies, organizations and law enforcement and intelligence agencies are looking for to protect data. The result is a uniquely effective degree that enables you to become a digital detective ready to protect individual and organizational data and fight the cyberattacks and crime that take place every day on the Internet and company networks.

Why choose Indiana Tech?

  • You will learn to evaluate vulnerability risks and determine appropriate security measures to protect organizations before cyberattacks occur.
  • Our tech-savvy instruction will teach you how to utilize and leverage technology in ways that add value to clients, customers and employers.
  • Opportunities for industry internships will help you develop career skills, experience and contacts for career placement after graduation.
  • Indiana Tech fosters an active learning environment, enriched by instructors who possess years of experience in their respective field.
Joseph Miller

Joey Miller
B.S. in Cybersecurity, 2018
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Careers in this Degree

Graduates with this degree have pursued careers in the following fields:

  • Retail/commerce
  • Health care
  • Finance
  • Law enforcement

Job Outlook

Below are some of the potential career opportunities available to graduates with this degree. Additionally, you will find national statistics for average annual salaries and projected job growth, as identified by statistics. Salaries can vary based on the market in which you live and the prior experience you bring to the position.

  • Network/computer systems administrator $82,050/year

Job outlook through 2028: 5 percent increase

  • Information security analyst $98,350/year

Job outlook through 2028: 32 percent increase

  • Computer network architect $109,020/year

Job outlook through 2028: 5 percent increase

  • Computer systems analyst $88,740/year

Job outlook through 2028: 9 percent increase

  • Chief information security officer $142,530/year

Job outlook through 2028: 11 percent increase

Warriors in the Workplace

Indiana Tech graduates with this degree have earned jobs at:

  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Fort Wayne Police Department
  • Walmart Distribution Center
  • Indiana Tech

Internship Opportunities

Indiana Tech students pursuing this degree have interned with:

  • Do it Best, Corp.
  • Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op
  • Parkview Health
  • Franklin Electric
  • Ticomix
  • Bosch

Darryl Togashi

Program Lead

Professor Togashi worked in industry for over 20 years from cabling networks to managing international project teams. He has taught since 2005; his more recent focus on cybersecurity has allowed him to become a member of Indiana’s Governor’s Council on Cybersecurity and an InfraGard Member in the education sector for Indiana. He is also the state’s National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition director.