Secure Your Future

As government and businesses become increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, skilled cybersecurity professionals are in demand to design more secure systems, protect data, and prevent catastrophic losses.

Nationally Recognized Academics

Penn State is recognized as a National Security Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense, and as a Center of Academic Excellence for the Intelligence Community.

Graduate Programs

Information Sciences - Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (Master of Professional Studies)
Improve your knowledge of information analysis, cybersecurity, and information science in this program that incorporates real-world business issues and simulations. Penn State is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense.
Homeland Security – Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option (Master of Professional Studies)
Acquire a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland security administration with a focus on preventing cyber attacks and understanding cyber laws.
Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option (Master of Professional Studies)
Prepare for a career in areas such as information assurance engineering, risk management and analysis, computer systems security analysis, information security/digital forensics, intelligence analysis, and systems integration and networks.
Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention (Graduate Certificate)
Enhance your understanding of cyber attacks, laws, and terrorism, as well as network vulnerabilities, system threats, and surveillance protocols. The 12 credits earned in this certificate may be applied toward the MPS in Homeland Security – Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option.
Information Systems Cybersecurity (Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Build your knowledge of network security, risk management, digital forensics, crisis and disaster management, and web security and privacy. Credits you earn in this program may be applied to the MPS in Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option.

Undergraduate Programs

Security and Risk Analysis (Bachelor of Science)
Prepare yourself to design secure systems, evaluate and measure risk, and ensure that proper levels of privacy are maintained in business and government. This program is supported by Penn State's College of IST.
Security and Risk Analysis (Undergraduate Certificate)
Gain experience using the latest tools and techniques to prevent, detect, and respond to data threats that are a major concern for most organizations.