Cybersecurity

Our new Cybersecurity program provides unmatched opportunities for hands on learning and is aligned with the standards for cybersecurity of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The field of cybersecurity is expected to grow by more than 25% in the next 10 years and is one of the most in-demand career options in Ohio and throughout the country.

Use your skills to protect technology, people, and organizations through the growing field of Cybersecurity 

If you thrive on troubleshooting tech challenges and are passionate about protecting others, you are needed in the field of cybersecurity! Opportunities are growing in every industry and earning potential is quickly rising.

With coursework created to exceed expectations set by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), you'll develop the wisdom and practical skills needed to secure information technology (IT) systems and networks, develop secure software, and manage information systems. You'll also be instilled with a distinctive ethical code of conduct that reflects the mission and values of Christian faith.

Why study Cybersecurity at Malone? 

  • After graduation, you'll be prepared to sit for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.
  • Opportunities abound to develop practical skills that support application of knowledge - particularly with regard to software development.
  • The program is aligned with Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) standards for cybersecurity emphasizing secure software development and securing information systems and provides essential computer science programming competencies.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to minor in an academic discipline of interest, such as political science (one offered elective is Terrorism, Insurgency, and Cyber-War), criminal & restorative justice, psychology, graphic arts, mathematics, business administration, or many others. You might pick a minor or a second major that aligns with the industry you want to work in.

Interesting classes

  • Cybersecurity and Society
  • Cryptography and Data Security
  • Secure Software Development
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Ethical Hacking

What can I do with this degree? 

Obtain certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), which allows for exciting careers as a: 

  • Security analyst, architect, auditor, or software developer
  • Cryptographer
  • Digital Forensics Expert
  • Incident Responder
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Vulnerability Assessor

Internship Requirement 

Internships are a vital part of your education, and while one is required, you're encouraged to pursue as many as you are willing! Internships are available at hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and more. 

View Course Curriculum

The accounting major curriculum consists of 30 required core courses, and them majors are expected to choose one of three emphases. Each course is listed in the official Academic Catalog

catalog buttonsOnce in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print them, and more!