Safeguard Computer Systems, Networks, and the Data They Hold

As cyberattacks increase, organizations need skilled professionals to improve information security. Nova Southeastern University’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program prepares you to be an essential defender protecting sensitive data from cyber threats. Learn fundamental IT and computer science skills combined with a focus on experiential learning through lab exercises in security-related courses. Our program’s holistic view of how complex systems relate, influence, and interact with one another gives it a strong interdisciplinary focus—teaching students how social behavior, policy, and legal rules can affect cybersecurity and the tools of information technology.

Why Should You Major in Cybersecurity Management at NSU?

Explore High Tech Career Opportunities

The need for cybersecurity professionals in the world today is estimated to be at over three million, including over 460,000 current openings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a 31% increase in job growth for information security analyst positions from 2019-29, including openings for:

  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Cybersecurity Consultants
  • Software Developers
  • Systems Engineers

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Average Starting Salary

According to a 2020 report from, graduates with a degree in cybersecurity management make an average of $75,000 per year.

Shark Destinations

NSU cybersecurity management alumni go on to enjoy exciting and rewarding careers. You’ll find graduates at companies like Amazon, Modernizing Medicine, Citrix, Auto Nation, Ultimate Kronos Group, Robinhood, Adfone, and Akamai.*

*Data provided by NSU’s Office of Career Development