Use a B.S. in Information Security to Capture an In-Demand Technology Career

Marywood's information security program prepares students for one of the fastest growing segments of that field: cybersecurity. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that in-demand computer science occupations will continue to grow.

  • In demand, growing occupation
  • Develop technical skills and understand legal and ethical issues surrounding cybersecurity
  • Many career options in the computer science and information security industry

Students who graduate with a degree in information security are well-prepared for work as forensic analysts, security architects, network security engineers, or computer crime investigators, among others. Students in our B.S. in Information Security degree 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.

Top Employers

  • Large Technology Companies
  • Consulting Firms
  • Automotive Manufacturers
  • Commercial Airline Companies

Top Career Paths

  • Information Security Officer/CISO
  • Security Manager
  • Malware Analyst
  • Software Penetration Tester

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
  • Essay (optional)

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