Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics

Cybercrime is a growing problem for businesses and industries worldwide. Experts in cybersecurity and digital forensics are in great demand.
Degree Type: BS

At CBU, you will learn skills necessary to protect data from cyber criminals in this interdisciplinary program that integrates courses in Business, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Management Information Systems.

Program Highlights

  • Digital forensics lab
  • Internship with one of CBU’s corporate partners

What You’ll Study

The degree requires 123 credit hours, and you will take two major courses of study:

  • Computer science and engineering courses that focus on digital design, data structures, programming, networks, and database design
  • Business coursework that covers business applications, management information systems, information security, and digital forensics
View Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics Course Requirements


Today’s cybercrime costs business and industry $200 billion a year. According to Network World magazine, “The need for cybersecurity experts spans all industries…” The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that careers in the field will grow by 30 percent.

Careers include:

  • Information Security Crime Investigator/Forensics Expert
  • System, Network, and/or Web Penetration Tester
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Incident Responder
  • Security Architect
  • Malware Analyst

Is a Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Major for You?

If you have interest in one or more of these areas, this major may be for you:

  • Computer systems
  • Computer science
  • Engineering

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