Academic Programs of Study

Information Security (Cyber Security)

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Security

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Information Security (Cyber Security) at Marywood

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that computer science occupations will account for nearly 60% of job growth between now and 2018. Our information security program prepares students for one of the fastest growing segments of that field: cyber security. Students in our B.S. in Information Security program will:

  • Develop proficiency in computer programming languages such as C++ and Java;
  • Develop the skills to implement a security policy for protecting IT infrastructure and business data;
  • Understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding cybersecurity;
  • Understand the architecture of modern computers;Be able to understand common data structures used in computing;
  • Be able to analyze computer algorithms;
  • Develop proficiency in computer networking;
  • Understand the principles of computer operating systems.

More About This Degree


Chunchao Lane, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor of Computer Science

Message Passing for Wireless Sensor Network


Michael Koscho
Assistant Professor of Practice

Object-Oriented Design & Testing


Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Topology; Connections of Mathematics to Music

Office Hours

Spring 2020 (January 13, 2020, to May 8, 2020) Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3 PM to 4 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 12 PM to 1 PM, or by appointment. 

Please email Dr. Johnson to make an appointment.


Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Assistant Chairperson of the Science, Mathematics & Computer Science department

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Office Hours

Spring 2020 (January 13, 2020, to May 8 2020) Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:20 AM to 10:00 AM, or by appointment. 

Please email Dr. Adhikari to make an appointment.

This is just a sample of our Mathematics and Computer Science faculty - see them all!

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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