This program prepares students for introductory IT knowledge and skills and to recognize, prevent and defend against threats to information and information systems. Students will communicate effectively in IT environments, demonstrate knowledge of network security models and policy, define cloud security threats and vulnerabilities, and apply knowledge regarding network attacks, hacking and protection measures. This program is only offered online.

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Degree Requirements and Outcomes

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for Re-Employing Virginians (REV) and G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

Career Paths

Jobs in this field include network analyst and cyber threat analyst.

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Sam Benke
Chair, Department of Information Technology