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A minor in Cybersecurity will provide you with a solid foundation of technical skills and abilities, and you will learn the latest techniques for keeping data and systems safe from hackers and other threats.
Requirements for a minor in Cybersecurity
Student Success
median annual wage for cybersecurity specialist
projected job growth (2020-2030) for information security analysts
A Computer Science major works at a computer with Professor Bob Van Camp
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A Computer Science major works at a computer with Professor Matt Williamson

What You’ll Learn

Marietta's Cybersecurity minor explores today's complex issues regarding information security, such as digital forensics and encryption. Adding this as a minor makes a positive addition to a tech-related major by providing a working knowledge of issues and tactics in cybersecurity. Therefore, you will have transferable skills for many of the high-demand jobs.

The World Needs More Pioneers


What is the importance of cybersecurity in today's digital age?

The answer to this question is long, so let's give the highlights: 

  • Protection of sensitive data
  • Safeguarding privacy
  • Prevention of cybercrime
  • Defense against nation-state threats
  • Protection of business continuity
  • Safeguarding intellectual property
  • Preserving trust in digital interactions
How can earning a minor in Cybersecurity benefit my career?

Many organizations don't allocate enough resources to cybersecurity. Therefore, if you have this minor it is a skill that you can provide your company that many of your colleagues will not possess.

Are you ready to become a Pioneer? 

It's time to Blaze a New Trail!

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