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Cybersecurity

Protect the world from cybersecurity threats — and upgrade the skills that will broaden your career. Cyberattacks are an inevitable threat in today’s technological landscape, but organizations across industries are investing billions to combat the threat. For you, that creates endless opportunities to excel professionally and advance in roles with life-changing earning potential. By earning your degree in cybersecurity at Regis University, you’ll take advantage of programs that offer you the space to build skills in network and computer forensics, offensive cybersecurity, malware analysis and more, through flexible courses that are offered both online and on campus. You’ll learn all of it at a nationally recognized university that takes cybersecurity seriously — because we’ve seen its importance firsthand, and we’re taking everything we’ve learned and sharing it with you.

    Why Pursue a Degree in Cybersecurity at Regis?

    A career in cybersecurity is more than a practical choice. When you enhance your skills to bolster defenses in the digital world, you do it because you’re interested in connection: how data can help connect businesses to their clients by visualizing and contextualizing their digital behaviors, and how bad actors can exploit society’s trust in digital infrastructures to achieve bad ends. Connecting with Regis helps you combat those negative forces through our nationally recognized curriculum. When you graduate, you'll emerge not only prepared to help your employer stay safe from cyber threats, but also empowered and emboldened with real-world experience to pass key exams and follow new career opportunities – wherever they may lead.

    How Will You Build Your Story?

    Explore our cybersecurity programs to find out.

    What Sets Regis’ Degree in Cybersecurity Apart?

    Here are just a few of the factors that help graduates stand out:

    • Regis University is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security
    • In 2018, Regis received a U.S. government grant of nearly $1 million to focus on cybersecurity and develop an innovative curriculum that has since been applied across the country

    Upgrade Your Knowledge

    Gaining new cybersecurity skills and experience positions you as an emerging leader in the efforts to keep your employer’s data and technology protected. More than that, your increasing knowledge helps the larger world by adding to a vital line of defense that keeps everyone’s personal information safe. As you earn your degree in cybersecurity with Regis, you'll not only refine the skills you’ve developed so far, but you’ll also gain new knowledge on how to recognize and mitigate threats to cyber systems in your care, apply forensics to system investigations and more. With Regis’ FastForward program, you can choose to earn both your bachelor's and master's in a combined format that will help accelerate your advancement as a cybersecurity professional.

    • Join alumni who excel in a vast array of cybersecurity fields, spanning information security, cryptography, security systems administration, security architecture and more.
    • Learn at an institution that has been recognized by the United States government and American intelligence community as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.
    • In 2018, the federal government provided Regis’ a $1 million grant to develop a program that is now used nationwide. Why not study where it began? When it comes to cybersecurity, Regis is your opportunity to experience a best-in-class education.
    • Take advantage of, and contribute to, resources that the whole community can use. Regis University is proud to host the Center for Information Assurance Studies (CIAS), which is a portal for Colorado citizens, businesses and governments to build up their cybersecurity knowledge alongside cybersecurity students and aspiring professionals.

    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Faculty Spotlight

    Pamela Smallwood

    Pamela Smallwood is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science within the Anderson College of Business and Computing at Regis University. She has been at Regis since 1993, and currently teaches computer science courses for both traditional daytime and non-traditional evening and online undergraduate students. She is the editor of the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Rocky Mountain region. Her current primary research focus is active learning techniques for teaching computer science. Pamela received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and her Master of Science in Computer Science from Arizona State University. Prior to teaching at Regis, she was a Computer Systems Officer at Williams Air Force base, and then a Computer Systems Manager for the University of Dayton Research Institute.

    Build Your Online Experience

    Regis is the only modern, Jesuit Catholic university in the Rocky Mountain region, but Rangers can live and learn anywhere. Designed for adult and working professionals, most online classes follow accelerated five or eight-week schedules. Programs also start up to six times per year, meaning you can pursue your education on your own schedule.

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