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Security in the Information Age

Gain investigative skills, research cyber incidents, and protect valuable information in the digital world. 


What You'll Learn

The focus will be on
  • Information security principles
  • Understanding hardware and software basics
  • Critical thinking for event tracing and building safety protocols
You'll also learn troubleshooting skills and complete your general education requirements along the way. 


Where You'll Go

You'll have plenty of careers to choose from, including: 
  • Cyber/Information Security Analyst
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Security Architect or Engineer
  • and so many more!  This field is growing by leaps and bounds!

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating with a Bachelor's degree


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Software Developers, Applications 28% Very High
Computer Systems Analyst 15% Average
Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (not available) High

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Top Transfer Partners

  • Utica College
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • SUNY Albany
This degree is designed for transfer with schools like SUNY Poly.