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  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Department: School of Computing
  • Degree Programs: S. Cybersecurity, B.S. Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering, M.S. Cybersecurity, Ph.D. Computer and Information Sciences
  • Key Contact: Jacob Furst, Director of the School of Computing
  • Research Areas: Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Management, Network Security Administration, Risk Assessment, Web Development
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Program Overview:

The BS in Cybersecurity prepares students to evaluate and manage an organization’s computer, information and network security, as well as develop a solid information technology infrastructure.

The BS in Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering program prepares students for engineering systems that integrate physical processes, computation, and control. Cyber-physical systems are used to manage electric grids and other infrastructures, home utilities and appliances, robots, self-driving vehicles, smart appliances, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The MS in Cybersecurity is intended for students who wish to specialize in the security aspects of the Information Technology field. This program educates professionals for the fast growing and wide ranging information security and cybersecurity markets by providing foundations in the theory of information security as well as knowledge needed to properly design, implement, and manage secured IT infrastructure and risks in an enterprise.