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Cybersecurity
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Typical class size: 20-25
  • Fisher family:1

Cybersecurity

Protecting and securing digital assets is critical for organizations of all sizes. At Fisher, you will learn the techniques and tools you will need to start your career in the rapidly growing cybersecurity industry.

Cybersecurity threats are an evolving and immediate concern for a broad range of industries, leading to a growing demand for cybersecurity professionals in both the public and private sectors. As data privacy concerns rise for individuals and organizations, the role of information security professionals becomes increasingly important. A cybersecurity degree from Fisher will set you apart by providing both the theory and practice needed to excel in your future career.

Program Overview

The cybersecurity program at Fisher begins with a solid foundation in information technology and computer science. Courses in the principles of cybersecurity are complemented by studies in cyberlaw, malware analysis, and programming. You will explore cutting-edge tools and strategies in courses focusing on digital forensics, ethical hacking, and cloud security. In addition, you will gain valuable experience assessing digital threats in labs while learning about security policies, access controls, and more.

Life After Fisher

The cybersecurity program at Fisher prepares you for a variety of career options in the public or private sector, including:

  • Computer/network systems design and testing 
  • Information management and security
  • Database design and security
  • Network risk assessment and compliance