Secure Your Future
The Anderson University Center for Cybersecurity trains students to meet the unique demands of today’s cybersecurity industry. The Center gives you the freedom to choose a degree track that focuses solely on cybersecurity or adds specializations in one of three areas: analytics, criminal justice, or mathematics.
Center for Cybersecurity Faculty
Here at Anderson, you’ll find that your professors aren’t just talking about cybersecurity theory; they’ve lived it. Center for Cybersecurity faculty members, such as program Director Dr. Kenneth J. Knapp, boast careers in the military, have experience as security leaders in industry, and hold invaluable certifications shared by many of the industry’s best, such as the CISSP, CCSP, and CEH. Dr. Brandon Grech, an instructor of cybersecurity, advises AU’s root@au team in the National Cyber League. Dr. Grech, who holds CISSP, GPEN, and GCFA certifications, coaches root@au team, which placed in the top 17% of 920 teams in a recent cybersecurity competition. Small class sizes and a lab devoted to cybersecurity students give you concentrated, personal time with your professors.
Cybersecurity Career Paths
Our degree programs equip you with the essential skills for positions at private, public, and federal organizations.
The Center’s structure frees you to find your personal approach to an industry the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will be among the fastest-growing fields in the next 10 years. You will enter the cybersecurity workforce as a valuable asset to organizations, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Armed Forces, private companies, and local- and state-level government organizations that are building their cybersecurity workforce.
- Security analyst
- Security threat hunting
- Digital forensics specialist
- Ethical hacker
- Network security
- Cloud security specialist
- Security Analytics specialist
- Financial crimes investigation
- Penetration tester
- Security auditor
- Security consultant
With a Cybersecurity degree from Anderson, students will advance into one of the most dynamic and rewarding career fields available today. Anderson graduates bring the knowledge and relevant skills needed to secure today’s critical systems and networks.
Find Your Degree
Learn how to protect computer networks and information systems. You’ll implement holistic security plans and defend organizations from cyber threats.
Cybersecurity and Analytics
Study cybersecurity, business and data analytics and learn how to statistically analyze large amounts of data. Analytics is vital in cybersecurity because huge databases of networking activity must be scrutinized to detect clues of data breaches.
Cybersecurity and Criminal Justice
This interdisciplinary program combines the digital world with the principles of law enforcement and investigation. It prepares you to enter a myriad of cybersecurity careers where you can be at the leading edge of protecting people, cities, states and the country.
Cybersecurity and Mathematics
Probe the logical relationships between cybersecurity and mathematics as you learn cryptography, discrete math, statistics, linear programming, network security, ethical hacking, cloud security and more.
Cybersecurity Advisory Board
The Anderson University Cybersecurity program has an Advisory Board that supports the Director in developing and improving the program.
Cybersecurity Program Level Learning Outcomes - The Anderson University B.S. in Cybersecurity has five program-level learning outcomes. These outcomes represent a description of what graduates will know upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. Read complete list here.
Did You Know?
Student Capture-the-Flag team
ranked in top 15% nationally
Two full-time cyber faculty
plus two part-time working in industry
held by security by cyber faculty