Rivier’s undergraduate program in Cybersecurity Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
B.S. in Cybersecurity Management
Learn how to prevent and respond to cybersecurity attacks; innovate and create connections between technologies with this high-demand Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity 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. Rivier’s B.S. in Cybersecurity Management prepares you to prevent and address these threats.
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 the B.S. in Cybersecurity Management program, you will:
- Learn industry-standard technical skills
- Develop 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.
Fall 2023 Grants – Incoming Cybersecurity Management majors are eligible for a Security Innovation Grant. First-time, first-year students will be awarded a $3,000 grant each year, renewable for four years for a total of $12,000 in financial support, in addition to a competitive financial aid package. This grant award supports students pursuing degrees in security studies.
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Learn in Leading-Edge Facilities
Rivier’s Cybersecurity Labs were built in 2022 as part of a complete renovation of the Business and Security Studies educational and administrative spaces. The facility includes cybersecurity labs that mirror a professional security operations center, collaboration spaces, a technology hub, and office suites.
These modern spaces align with Rivier’s focus on experiential learning; they provide students with the opportunity to learn in environments similar to the real-world labs and offices where they’ll work in their first professional positions. Engaging with advanced technologies and working collaboratively instills confidence and prepares students for greater success when they enter the workforce.
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 including those enrolled in Rivier’s Cybersecurity major programs.
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 studies programs at Rivier and is proud to develop the new generation of cybersecurity leaders.
Where Will Your Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree Take You?
A B.S. in Cybersecurity Management degree will prepare you for exciting careers in data security and technological innovation across a range of growing industries.
Potential Job Roles with a Bachelor of Cybersecurity Degree
- 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
Cybersecurity professionals work in a variety of industries:
- Financial Services
Take the Next Steps Toward a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Degree
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.
Learn about criteria, how the admissions process works, and what you will need to apply.
Get access to real-world practitioners and secure internships that match your skills and interests to build the career of your dreams.
Faculty will serve as your mentors and guides.
Join the workforce in this fast-growing field with the B.S. in Cybersecurity Management.