Program overview

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. *Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


projected number of job prospects by 2030*


median salary made in 2020 by Cybersecurity professionals*


Program 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.

Common careers

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.

Be on the frontline of cyber protection:

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

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.

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Financial aid resources

Learn more about financial aid, tuition and the various options we offer to make your college education affordable.


Cybersecurity (B.S.)

John Bochanski

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Mike and Patti Hennessy Science and Technology Center

jbochanski [at]

(609) 896-5184

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