Southwestern Adventist University has a long-standing reputation for producing ethically-sound, trustworthy, well- rounded graduates: all being important factors in hiring decisions for cybersecurity positions. Our dedicated, experienced professors work closely with students to help them master both the technical and professional skills they will need to succeed as cybersecurity professionals.
There is an urgent need for computer science professionals equipped to protect information systems and networks against such threats, help restore victims’ systems after attacks, help law enforcement identify and prosecute cyber criminals, and to improve defenses as new threats emerge.
The world faces a current and growing workforce shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals and practitioners. The magnitude of the predicted shortfall is staggering: sources project that the number of unfilled positions will reach 3.5 million by 2021.
With the projected high demand for professionals with the training to work in the area of cybersecurity, our graduates will be equipped to enter a field that is both challenging and rewarding.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income for information security analysists were $98,350 per year in 2019.