Cybersecurity Degrees

Training Tomorrow’s Cyber Intelligence & Security Leaders

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The Future of Cyber Intelligence

More than ever, highly skilled professionals are needed to protect against the growing threat of cybersecurity attacks around the globe. Embry-Riddle has offered programs in cyber intelligence and security for over a decade to meet this increasing demand. Taught by accomplished faculty, our students become sophisticated cybersecurity experts leading the dynamic field of cybersecurity into the future.

Embry-Riddle can help you develop your analytical skills, technical acumen and critical thinking ability to resolve security breaches, identify threats and effectively prepare for and respond to cybersecurity threats of all kinds.

Our experienced alumni have gone on to work with key industry leaders managing cybersecurity risks in both private and public sectors, domestically and abroad. In our technologically driven world, the need for experts in the field of cybersecurity has never been greater. You can prepare for your future by earning a degree in cybersecurity with Embry-Riddle.

Scholarships and Aid

Did you know that 94% of Embry‑Riddle freshmen receive some form of financial aid through scholarships, grants and loans? Scholarship applications are open to all students who qualify. Millions of dollars from internal and external scholarships are disbursed to recipients every year. 

When it comes to educational funding, you have options at Embry‑Riddle. Don’t let the cost of attending deter you from advancing your education and your career. 

Our dedicated counselors can advise you on ways to help finance your future and focus on your studies. You can be assured an investment in Embry‑Riddle is a wise one. 

Comprehensive Cybersecurity Degrees

With residential campuses in Florida and Arizona for in-person learning and a completely online Worldwide campus, Embry-Riddle has an option for every student. Whether you are beginning your education by pursuing an undergraduate degree or building on your cybersecurity foundations with a graduate program, Embry-Riddle can get you to where you are going.

Embry-Riddle is a respected world leader in preparing students for success in the growing field of cybersecurity. Our residential campuses in Florida and Arizona are DHS/NSA National Centers of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense (NCAE-CD) and, together, are the only National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service (NSF SFS) institutions that specialize in aviation and aerospace cybersecurity.

The Prescott Campus offers one of the world’s few ABET-accredited cybersecurity programs and is a U.S. Cyber Command Academic Engagement Network member.  

Regardless of which program you graduate from, your Embry-Riddle degree will carry our global reputation for excellence.

Explore Our Cybersecurity Programs

Build an expert knowledge of cybersecurity engineering on a strong core of computer science. Prepare to work on protecting and defending network and communication systems through secure system design and implementation.

Lead, manage, administer and even establish organizations focused on cybersecurity.

Take a leadership role in overseeing comprehensive cybersecurity from within the aviation industry. This program examines cybersecurity in the context of the complex and interconnected nature of the aviation ecosystem, spanning aerospace areas such as avionics, air traffic management, airport operations and more.

Grow your academic expertise in the fields of cyber threat hunting, cyber intelligence analysis, machine learning applied to intrusions and the Internet of Things, as well as more classical network security and information assurance arenas.

Gain the skills necessary to address challenges in the development of algorithms and data structures as well as to maintain secure operations and cybersecurity policy.

Key Benefits

  • Expert Faculty
    Instructors have industry experience overseeing cybersecurity in private and public sectors.
  • Leading-Edge Facilities
    Students gain access to innovative facilities and cutting-edge technology used by today's cybersecurity professionals.
  • Prepare for Your Future
    Industry-experienced faculty pass on professional knowledge and practices to students.

Program Highlights

  • Research
    Participate in undergraduate and graduate-level research in areas of cybersecurity that interest you. The research you undertake can put you in position to stand out from the competition when advancing your career.
  • Internship/Co-Op Opportunities
    Take part in internships and co-ops with public and private sector leaders in cybersecurity. Students have completed internships with employers such as Amazon, The Boeing Company, the FBI and more.
  • Hands-On Instruction
    Our expert faculty become your cybersecurity mentors. Take instruction beyond the classroom through guided, hands-on cyber intelligence training. 

Alumni in the Field

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I gained skills in multiple areas of cybersecurity, including network security, aviation cybersecurity and malware analysis. Small class sizes allowed me to form beneficial connections with my professors and grow with my peers. 

        - Michaela Adams (’21) Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

 

Program Outcomes

The curriculum in this program prepares students for careers in cybersecurity and related fields, as well as sets them on a potential path for continued schooling and lifelong learning. Previous students have been hired for both internships and jobs by The Boeing Company, Deloitte, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin and The MITRE Corporation. Surveyed graduates report a placement rate of 100% in the year following graduation.

Alumni Careers:

  • Chief Executive Officer 
  • Cyber Risk Analyst  
  • Cyber Security Associate 
  • Cyber Security Systems Engineer  
  • Information Technology Specialist 
  • Insider Threat Analyst 
  • Product Security Engineer 
  • Software Engineer 

By the Numbers

1926

The year Embry-Riddle was founded

100+

Degrees to choose from

96%

Employed or continuing education within a year of graduation

160,000+

Alumni around the world