As the world becomes more dependent on technology, cybersecurity becomes more critical and the demand for information security analysts tremendously increases. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 35 percent from 2021 to 2031.
Launch your career in this high-demand field with Lewis University, a nationally respected program that has been preparing cybersecurity professionals for over a decade. Lewis University’s Cyber Defense Team has consistently finished in the Top Five teams in the nation at the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Cyber Defense Competition, including winning first place in 2018. Additionally, the most recent U.S. News rankings included Lewis University as one of the best Computer Science programs in the country.
Lewis University prepares cybersecurity professionals to protect networks, systems, and programs from digital attacks through its bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Students learn network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, incident response, security analysis, risk management, and secure coding practices. Classes are offered in-person and online.
“Lewis University gives you access to faculty with both deep technical knowledge and extensive industry experience, which they are eager to share with you in a personal, hands-on environment” Dr. Jason Perry, director of Cybersecurity and IT Programs, commented. “We truly provide big-school opportunities in a small-school setting.”
Whether you are changing your career or already working in the industry, Lewis University can prepare you to help private companies, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations keep their data safe from cyber-attacks. Program graduates also can assist individuals in protecting their valuable information.
As a Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense since 2011, Lewis University students have access to scholarship funding and other awards that are available only to DHS-certified institutions.
Our well-rounded program includes ethical, legal and technical knowledge in addition to problem-solving skills that help graduates have compassion, concern, hands-on experience and professional expertise as they move forward to lives of significance and impact for a better world.
Lewis University readies you for a career with unlimited potential. Start your cybersecurity journey today and join us in protecting digital assets. Visit www.lewisu.edu to get started.
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