Why ODU for Cybersecurity?

There is a large and ever-growing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals who can protect computer systems, networks, and online data from attack and compromise.

In this unique interdisciplinary program, you will learn to troubleshoot and to identify potential security lapses through lectures, computer lab sessions and opportunities to participate in research projects. You'll also learn how to collect forensic evidence in prosecution of cybercrime or maintenance of network security.

To examine the multi-faceted and interdisciplinary nature of cybersecurity, you'll have the option of taking courses from:

  • Computer engineering
  • Computer science
  • Criminal justice
  • Engineering management
  • Information technology
  • Modeling and simulation engineering
  • Philosophy