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Program Overview:

Iowa State University’s College of Engineering is introducing a bachelor of science degree program in cyber security engineering, the first major of its kind offered in the state. The new major – approved by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa at its Nov. 16 meeting – will begin in the fall of 2019.

The cyber security engineering program will be part of the college’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). While the major is new, Iowa State has been teaching and researching cyber security since 1995, making it one of the oldest such programs in the country.

Students will gain a strong foundation in computer engineering concepts while applying engineering methodology to solve complex cyber security problems.