Jumpstart Your Cyber Career
Welcome to CyberDegrees.org! The field of cyber security has never been hotter. To help you find your dream job, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive directory of colleges and universities offering cyber security degrees, as well as a wealth of information on career paths within the cyber security field, security clearances, the range of professional security certifications available, free online courses in security topics and more.
Cyber Security Degrees
Like it or tolerate it, a life spent defending the digital world from cyber attacks begins with a degree. In addition to creating a guide to choosing a cyber security degree, we’ve scoured the country for reputable programs.
In our college and university listings, you can search for:
You can also filter by:
- Area of Interest
- Format (Online vs. Bricks and Mortar)
If you’re interested in knowing more about sample courses, admission requirements and what types of degrees are on offer (e.g. Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Assurance, etc.), we’ve included handy cliff notes at the bottom of each degree page.
Cyber Security Jobs
It’s a good time to be looking for a cyber security job. According to Burning Glass’s 2014 report on cyber security trends, the demand for talent continues to outstrip supply. As technology becomes ubiquitous, so do cyber crimes – postings for cyber security jobs grew 74% from 2007 to 2013.
- Job Description: Short definition, potential job responsibilities, career paths and similar job titles
- Annual Salary
- Job Requirements: Degree requirements, work experience, hard skills, soft skills and certification options
- Information Technology/Management
- Consulting/Professional Services
- and more…
Interested in a military or government position? Take a look at our guide to security clearances.
Cyber Security Resources
There are a lot of cyber security questions that don’t get answered in the classroom:
- Where can I find internet safety advice for college students?
- Which entry-level professional certification should I invest in?
- Where can I find a list of hacking contests?
- Are there free online courses on cryptography?
- How can I speed up the security clearance process?
- How can I get into cyber security from a general IT job?
That’s why we created our section of useful cyber security resources. It’s stuffed with career-focused links and advice.