Become a Leader in an In-Demand Computer Science Field
In an age with increasing dependence on the internet for commerce, the need is great for individuals with the skills to combat cyber attacks. George Fox University’s cyber security concentration within the computer science major positions graduates to be leaders in this emerging field.
Millions of messages, data files and transactions flow through business networks and across the internet each day, collectively driving the U.S. economy. Our nation’s dependence on this vast electronic infrastructure is unquestioned, and few businesses can survive without safe networks and reliable internet access. Every company is increasingly at risk from cyber attacks.
Cyber Security Course of Study
George Fox’s cyber security course of study consists of 29 credit hours of computer engineering, computer science and information systems courses that include:
- Digital logic
- Data communication and networking
- Computer security/forensics
- Cellular/mobile technologies
- Cyber defense
George Fox: One of Two Private Schools in Oregon with Cyber Security Program
George Fox is one of only two private schools in Oregon that offers a cyber security course of study. The goal of the program is to align with requirements for designation as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations – a certification of the National Security Agency and Central Security Service.
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