B.S. in Cybersecurity Management

Learn how to defend against and respond to cybersecurity attacks; innovate and create connections between technologies with this high-demand degree.

Why Study Cybersecurity Management at Rivier?

Cybersecurity threats—both domestic and international—present serious risks to individuals, small and large firms, non-profits, corporations, and even national governments.

Taught by industry experts and dedicated researchers in the field, our Cybersecurity Management program will prepare you to face modern cybersecurity challenges and maintain the integrity of networks, programs, and data.

In this program you will:

  • Learn industry-standard technical skills
  • Sharpen your critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Deepen your information literacy and intercultural knowledge

This blend of technical knowledge and soft skills will prepare you to join the workforce or pursue an advanced degree after graduation.

Get Ready for the World

At Rivier we focus on professional, hands-on experiences to expand your knowledge beyond the theoretical foundations and prepare you for a successful career or graduate studies.

The program requires you to complete at least one internship and provides plenty of opportunities to apply classroom learning to real-world challenges, building practical skills as well as an impressive resume.

Outside of the classroom, you can sharpen your skills by joining the Gaming League, the Business Student Association, or the Model United Nations Team. Additionally, various study abroad experiences ranging from faculty-led, week-long study tours to a semester abroad are available to all students.

Bringing nearly three decades of experience in global security operations to the classroom, Major Russell Norris is a retired Marine Corps Officer. He served as a Strategic Planner and Analyst at U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command Headquarters—leading joint, interagency, and multinational engagements. Professor Norris directs the security program at Rivier and is proud to develop the new generation of cybersecurity leaders.

Interview with Russell Norris

Where Will Your Degree Take You?

A B.S. in Cybersecurity Management degree will prepare you for exciting careers in data security and technology innovation across a range of growing industries.

Potential Job Roles

  • Cyber incident responder
  • Ethical hacker
  • Information systems security officer (ISSO)
  • Network security specialist
  • Vulnerability assessor
  • Information security analyst
  • Electronic forensics investigator
  • Mobile device data specialist
  • Security policy administrator
  • System administrator

Industries

Cybersecurity professionals work in a variety of industries:

  • Communications
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation

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Degree Requirements

Graduates of the Cybersecurity Management program will be workforce ready and well-positioned for success in the competitive job market as well as for graduate study at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Hands-On Learning

Get access to real-world practitioners and secure internships that match your skills and interests to build the career of your dreams.

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Join the workforce in this fast-growing field with the B.S. in Cybersecurity Management.