Cybersecurity at the Mount

Cybersecurity is a global crisis. 

There is an increasing demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals in the workforce. Mount Saint Mary College's Cybersecurity major is one of our newest programs within the Information Technology major, joining Networking, Web Technologies, and Educational Technologies.

Why the Mount?

Students who choose the Cybersecurity program will develop theoretical and hands-on skills to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities in software applications, operating systems, computer networks, the internet, and mobile networks as well as understand mathematical algorithms behind encryption and decryption techniques used in computing.

There are some major benefits to the Mount's Cybersecurity program:

  • Small class sizes allow students to receive one-on-one interaction.
  • Dedicated and passionate faculty (all of whom have prior professional experience in the technology field).
  • State-of-the-art technology labs that will allow you to practice your skills in a controlled environment.
  • Opportunities for you to further your degree with exciting internships at companies like IBM, UPS, and Marvel.

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