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Cybersecurity

Companies are in need of cybersecurity professionals to keep their information safe. A career in cybersecurity not only brings immense value to an organization, but it is a rapidly growing field. Recognized as an academic leader in cybersecurity by industry and government organizations, ASU offers a robust degree experience designed to make you stand out from other traditional degree programs.


Pick your path

Cybersecurity isn’t just for coders. ASU offers relevant degree options in computer science, business, math and natural sciences, and other academic units. Students from all disciplines can participate in hands-on learning.


Projected increase in cybersecurity jobs through 2026

More than twice the average for all occupations
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Learn from faculty experts

Faculty from engineering, social sciences, law and business provide innovative educational programs and research opportunities to prepare you for success.


Median annual cybersecurity analyst salary in Arizona

May 2016, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Enter a rapidly growing field

The projected increase of careers in cybersecurity are more than twice the average of all other occupations. Opportunities await locally, nationally and globally.


Unemployment rate in the cybersecurity field

compared to the 4.3% national rate
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Cybersecurity at ASU

As U.S. Senator John McCain noted at ASU’s 2017 Cybersecurity Conference, ASU is a leader in academia through our commitment to increasing cyber-qualified graduates. We understand the importance, urgency and skills necessary to deliver on that promise. Hear from ASU students, faculty, and industry leaders on why cybersecurity at ASU is unlike anywhere else. Then check out our degree options that weave cybersecurity in to the experience.


Kim Jones

The challenge universities face when preparing students for successful careers in cybersecurity is going beyond teaching just tactical, near-term solutions. Instead, we must provide an interdisciplinary education that takes into account critical skills, the understanding of risk and governance, and the importance of work-study experience that addresses cybersecurity from many angles.These elements are woven throughout various programs at ASU, and prepare cyber-aware individuals who will thrive in a variety of situations.

Kim Jones
Director of Cybersecurity Education Consortium, Professor of Practice Retired CISO