Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Science: Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity specialization of this degree provides a firm foundation in networking and security.

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UWF has been designated as a
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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This program meets NSA and DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education ​criteria. Students who complete this program will receive the CAE-CDE certification on their transcripts and become eligible for ​CAE-CDE ​related scholarship​s,​ grants​, and career opportunities.​

The Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Science with a specialization in Cybersecurity prepares graduates to be leaders in the protection of data assets and analysis of potential threats to system and networks. The curriculum focuses on the techniques, policies, operational procedures, and technologies that secure and defend the availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non repudiation of information and information systems, in local as well as more broadly based domains. The major helps prepare students for careers as information systems security professionals, senior system managers, and system administrators responsible for information systems and security of those systems.

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