Manage The Risk Of Cyber Threats

Prepare for a career designing, implementing, and assessing security measures to protect computer networks from cyber attacks. Rider’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is available on-campus for undergraduate students. The program is also offered 100% online to meet the needs of busy adults.

Facts & Figures

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

$99k+

median salary made in 2019 by cybersecurity professionals*

128,500

projected number of job prospects by 2026*

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Major Requirements

Cybersecurity majors have options. Create your educational experience by selecting from a technical or policy track. Follow the technical track to create and implement network and computer security, or focus on cybersecurity law and ethical challenges with our policy track.
 

Be On The Frontline Of Cyber Protection

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand and Rider graduates are available to answer the call. Students are well-equipped with skill sets related to the cutting edge of today’s high-tech/computing revolution and can immediately venture into the industry to hold lucrative positions.
 

Common Careers

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Forensics Computer Investigator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Administrator

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

Engaged Learning

Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.
 

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Transferring to Rider

Interested in transferring to Rider for cybersecurity?

Visit the Community College Agreements page to see the community colleges Rider partners with and the courses that transfer for each major.

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Flexible Learning Options for Adults

Rider also offers a flexible 100% online version of this program tailored to fit the busy schedules and learning needs of non-traditional, adult learners.

Education Beyond The Classroom

Gain practical experience through a combination of hands-on and experiential learning, classroom lectures, and professional internships and co-ops that offer a powerful competitive edge as you launch your career.

Contact

Cybersecurity (B.S.)

John Bochanski

Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Computer Science & Physics

Science Hall 204B

[email protected]

(609) 896-5184

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