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Information Technology and Administrative Management

College of Education and Professional Studies

Cybersecurity Programs from ITAM

Each year the number of cyber attacks on personal, corporate and government information assets increases. In response to this ever-growing threat, governments, major corporations, and other organizations are taking steps to protect data and their technological infrastructures. As a result, experts project Cybersecurity to be one of the major employment growth areas over the next decade, with increased job openings offering competitive compensation levels.

In response to industry need, The Department of Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) proudly offers multiple degree programs in Cybersecurity.

“We are really excited about the new high demand ITAM Cyber Security Management graduate program.  ITAM is meeting the needs of industry by preparing students through a cyber minor, two cyber undergraduate degrees and a cyber masters degree.  We have amazing degree programs here at CWU as information technology management has become critical in any business or government – everywhere in the world!”
~ Dr. Bob Lupton, ITAM Department Chair and Professor

ITAM Cybersecurity Programs Fit Any Experience Level

Whether seeking a Bachelor degree, picking up a minor, or pursuing a graduate degree, ITAM offers a complete array of Cybersecurity programs that will meet the needs of any student:

Which program is right for you?

Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity Specialization
  • On-campus program
  • Can declare major your freshman year
  • Many classes offered in online format for greater convenience and flexibility
  • Classes offered all year, including summer quarter
100% Online Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity Specialization
  • For students with a transferrable Associate degree (DTA)
  • Fully online program
  • Same curriculum as our on campus program
  • Classes offered all year, including summer quarter
Bachelor of Applied Science, Cybersecurity Specialization
  • For students with a non-transferrable Associate degree
  • Fully online program
  • Classes offered all year, including summer quarter
Master of Science, Cybersecurity Management
  • Graduate level program
  • Perfect for industry professionals seeking to enhance their credentials or move into a new area
  • Online or on-campus
  • One year to complete (full-time)
Minor/Certificate in Cybersecurity
  • For students already majoring in a program at CWU
  • Excellent complement to many degree programs including Business, Management and Law & Justice

A Multi-Faceted Curriculum

All ITAM programs offer more than a specialized, applied degree. In addition to the technical specialization skills, students gain sophisticated management soft skills in high demand by employers from the ITAM Core Curriculum. This structure gives students sound industry specific expertise combined with an understanding of how to effectively motivate and lead people involved in a project.

Easy Application Process

Ready to take the first step? Applying for your ITAM program is simple.

For students already accepted to CWU:

  • Visit our online application page here
  • Find your program
  • Review the admission requirements and complete the form

You can declare your ITAM major your
freshman year and begin working with a knowledgeable advisor to design your academic course of study.

For students wishing to apply for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management, you can find the complete application process here.

We Are Here to Help!

Student success is the top priority at ITAM. If you have any questions please let us know:

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