Gain hands-on experience
Learn to defend from real-world cybersecurity attacks in a production environment through internships, co-ops, and in simulation exercises with regional businesses and companies of Southern Maine.
Our BS in Cybersecurity program is recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Security Agency (NSA).
Our graduates are qualified to be the first line of defense for governments and top organizations as cybersecurity professionals. Through experiential learning both on campus and beyond the classroom, you’ll start boosting your resume before you even graduate — in one of the fastest growing job markets.
Our program provides in-depth learning relevant to the rapidly changing landscape of information security. Students will become computer security experts knowledgeable in evaluating, analyzing, and posturing a secure digital network and well versed in network monitoring and countermeasure implementation.
Foster educational growth
Simulate real cybersecurity attacks and learn transferable skills in physical labs as well as virtual labs designed to provide experience in building hardened systems and defending networks from attacks with outside forces.
Fastest growing job market
According to the Department of Labor, cybersecurity is a field in high demand, growing faster than IT jobs and all other industries. And as businesses and governments invest more heavily in cybersecurity protection, the demand will continue to grow.
Highly accomplished faculty
Each faculty member holds a doctoral degree and/or industry-recognized certifications and are recognized as leaders in their fields that stretch from the White House to the Pentagon. They also regularly present their work at national and international cybersecurity conferences.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.