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Cybersecurity, B.S.

Talwar College of Engineering and 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. Hands-on coursework in computer programming, networking, electronics and criminology will arm you with the expertise that today’s companies and law enforcement/intelligence agencies are looking for to protect data.

Why choose Indiana Tech?

Our program combines a strong technology core with criminal justice coursework to help you develop into a well-rounded cybersecurity professional sought by industries of every description.

  • You will learn to evaluate vulnerability risks and determine appropriate security measures to protect organizations before cyberattacks occur.
  • Recent state-of-the-art additions to the department include a security operations center, a digital forensics lab and an interactive data center to strengthen learning experiences for our students.
  • Indiana Tech fosters an active learning environment, enriched by instructors who possess years of experience in their respective fields.

CAE-CD Designation

Indiana Tech is a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense—a verification from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security that our cybersecurity students are receiving top-notch education to become leaders in a variety of cybersecurity fields.

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Career Outlook

A B.S. in Cybersecurity from Indiana Tech prepares you for a wide variety of in-demand careers. Below, you can explore career fields, salary information and employer demand from our partners at Lightcast, the leading labor market and career data provider in the U.S.

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.
  • Ash Brokerage
  • Parkview Health
  • Franklin Electric
  • Ruoff Mortgage
  • Bosch
  • Brotherhood Mutual
Joseph Miller

Joey Miller
B.S. Cybersecurity, 2018

Success Story

When Joey was researching colleges, he knew he wanted to be a part of a smaller university environment with quality campus facilities. Indiana Tech fit the bill, and then some. “The small class sizes and personal interactions with professors and oth…

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Dr. Stephanos Mavromoustakos

Program Lead

Dr. Mavromoustakos’ academic, research and professional expertise is on web engineering, human-computer interaction, and information security. He has more than 25 years of experience as a professor, consultant, analyst, programmer, project manager and CEO. Most recently, he taught undergraduate- and graduate-level computer science courses at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. He currently serves on the Board of many organizations and scientific committees.

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Cyprus
  • M.I.B.A., International Business, Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S., Computer Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University
  • B.S., Computer Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University

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