As technology advances, more businesses and organizations are turning to cost-effective digital means for collecting, storing and accessing sensitive data, but just like older methods of storing data, digital storage is not completely safe. Cyber Security professionals are the first line of defense against data theft.
Employment in this rapidly-expanding field is expected to increase 37% from 2012-2022, 26% higher than the national average. This high-opportunity field is also high-paying, with a median annual income of over $86,000, and with LeTourneau University's home state of Texas boasting the third-highest cyber security employment rate in the nation, you won't have to go far to find a rewarding career.
LETU is also the first CCCU school to offer a bachelor's degree in Cyber Security. In a field where outsmarting hackers is priority number one, we recognize the need for professional expertise grounded in Christian ethics.
Cyber security professionals are essential to a number of different industries, including banking, computer system design, data processing, data hosting, businesses and more. Scan the list below for just a few of the possible job opportunities with a degree in cyber security.