Computer and Cybersecurity Engineering (B.S.)

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The Bachelor of Science in Computer and Cybersecurity Engineering prepares students for an engineering career that involves design and application of secure and resilient computer hardware and software systems. This is a unique program that combines computer engineering and cybersecurity topics into one major.

The program emphasizes the cybersecurity engineering of cyber physical systems, which are becoming more prevalent every day. It is concerned with detection and elimination of vulnerabilities and the safe operation of the internet of things, cloud computing, health care, smart/micro grid power systems, computer networks, and wireless communications.

Program Overview

Explore how to analyze processes and techniques to construct software solutions to cost-effectively implement cyber defense strategies through hands-on programming and real-world situations taught by industry professionals—all designed to help you prepare for the exciting field of cybersecurity.

Career Opportunities

Our computer and cybersecurity engineering program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Security consultant
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Illinois Tech’s undergraduate computer and cybersecurity engineering curriculum combines computer engineering and cybersecurity topics into one major. This program emphasizes the cybersecurity engineering of cyber physical systems, which are becoming more prevalent every day.

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Students of this program must be admitted to Illinois Tech. If interested in transferring to this program, students should consult their academic adviser.