Cybersecurity Awareness Month Bachelor’s In Cybersecurity Info Session Recap
In observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the college hosted a series of virtual information sessions on Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, November 19th for those interested in enrolling in this new program for Spring 2021.
FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity that will prepare graduates for careers in a high-demand field.
The curriculum ties in with FIU’s master’s degree in cybersecurity, as well as the university’s other cybersecurity education and research efforts.
“Cybersecurity has become one of the most challenging tech problems of our time. Experts are in constant pursuit of new ways to safeguard information assets. This program is FIU’s direct response to the increasing demand for professionals in this field,” said Nagarajan Prabakar, program director and associate professor in the School of Computing & Information Sciences. “We are committed to arming our students with the knowledge and specialized skill set needed to protect us from the cyberattacks of the future, which will increase in numbers and degree of sophistication over time.”
The deadline for enrolling in the undergraduate degree program this upcoming spring semester is December 1, 2020.