Specialize in Cybersecurity
Students will gain knowledge specific to the detection, protection, and recovery from attacks to an organization’s information assets. Gaining skills in the growing employment area of network security combined with the management and soft-skills classes, graduates gain a competitive edge in the IT marketplace.
The need for cybersecurity experts spans all organizations including public utility companies, national security agencies, food and water suppliers, financial services, and companies with intellectual property to protect.
National median wage for Information Security Analysts
Average wage for Information Security Engineers in Washington state
National median wage for Penetration Testers in Washington state
Bachelor's of Science in ITAM Specializing in Cybersecurity
The BS-ITAM degree is great for students who have completed a DTA degree and are transferring to CWU or who have completed their general education courses at CWU.
2021-2022 Catalog Requirements:
CWU general education and degree requirements must be satisfied.
BS-ITAM Core Classes
Introduction to Business
Sustainable Decision Making
Leadership and Supervision
Business Communication and Report Writing
|IT||165||Seeing Through the Data||4|
|IT||202||Change Ready: Tech Skills for Leaders||4|
|IT||238||Introduction to Cyberwarfare||4|
|IT||248||Digital Systems Fundamentals||4|
Integrated Computer Applications
|IT||301||IT Security, Privacy and Ethics||4|
|IT||468||Projects In Database||4|
|RMT||340||Influencing Customer Decisions||4|
Customer Relationship Management
IT Management Career Planning
Cooperative Education (Internship)
|Total Core Credits:||75-79|
|Plus the Following Cybersecurity Specialization Classes|
IT Risk Management
|IT||463||Computer Network Management||4|
|Total Specialization Credits:||28|
If you're already admitted to CWU then you can declare your major today!
This page contains links to websites outside of www.cwu.edu. The views and opinions expressed on unofficial pages of Central Washington University faculty, staff or students are strictly those of the page authors. The content of such pages has not been reviewed or approved by Central Washington University.