Information is Everything. Learn to Protect it at Seton Hill.
Digital interconnectivity drives growth in everything from financial markets to healthcare – and it also provides evolving opportunities for cybercrime. Seton Hill’s Cybersecurity Program will prepare you to protect vital data from theft and essential systems from attack.
Your Future in Cybersecurity
Students graduating from Seton Hill with a degree in cybersecurity are prepared for a wide array of jobs, including:
- Information Security Analyst
- Data Security Administrator
- Information Security Officer
- Information Systems Security Administrator
According to U.S. News and World Report, the number of jobs in cybersecurity will grow at a rate of 36.5% through 2022, which is much higher than the average. When it comes to pay, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the lowest 10% of positions in the field earned $50,300 annually, while the highest 10% - positions requiring a bachelor's degree - earned more than $140,460. This nationwide trend holds true in the Pittsburgh market, with cybersecurity job postings growing rapidly at three times the rate of IT jobs overall since 2010. At Seton Hill, we'll help you find your place in the industry with a Career and Professional Development Center that will help you find a cybersecurity-related internship during your time here, and a job in this fast-growing field when you graduate.
What Are You Waiting For?
As a student in the Cybersecurity Program at Seton Hill, you will learn in our advanced networking laboratory, from faculty who are experts in the fields of computer science, criminal justice, forensic science and accounting. At our Apple Distinguished School, you will be surrounded with the resources you need to succeed, including the opportunity to earn additional professional certification in network and security areas.