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School ofBusiness

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (BS)

Cybercrime is a growing problem for businesses and industries worldwide. Experts in cybersecurity and digital forensics are in great demand. At CBU, you will learn skills necessary to protect data and catch cyber criminals.

Program Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary study that integrates courses in business, computer science, electrical engineering, and management information systems
  • 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

The academic catalog lists all course requirements for this program.


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 cybersecurity 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


Faculty from the various disciplines included in this major will provide the individual attention and support you need to succeed at the University.

Is a Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Major for You?

If you have interest in one or more of these areas, a cybersecurity and digital forensics major may be for you:

  • Computer systems
  • Computer science
  • Engineering

Contact Us

Professor Dan Brandon,, or 901-321-3615

Next Steps

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Schedule a visit, request more information, or apply online.