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Collaborative and creative? Launch your bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity.

  • 92%

    Employers say IT-certified professionals start at higher salaries than non-certified

    (2021 Pearson Vue Value of IT Certification Report)

  • 31%

    Expected information security job growth between 2019 and 2029.

    (BLS)

  • Market Snapshot:


    359,000 cybersecurity professionals needed in the U.S.

    (2020 isc2 Survey)

  • $103,590


    2020 median salary for Security Analysts

    (BLS)
  • Did you know?


    There are millions of Cybersecurity jobs available globally, due to a severe labor shortage.

    (CNN)


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  • Career Options:
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Data Security Strategist
    • Information Security Analyst
    • IT Security Engineer or Consultant
    • Information Assurance Analyst
    • Security Systems Administrator
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Master the techniques to protect organizational assets online with a bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity.

Hackers become more powerful and cunning every second, and every organization has need of trusted professionals to safeguard their proprietary information. Our hands-on approach to Cybersecurity will prepare you to analyze network traffic, identify previous or ongoing attacks, and quickly remediate breaches. This program will teach you to evaluate a network from both sides, so you can find the vulnerabilities in a system before a hacker does—and create the defensive strategies to prevent an attack before it happens.

You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently, and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.

Why Cybersecurity?

Because protecting company assets is among the top priorities for any organization operating in today's hazardous online climate. As a result, the US Bureau of Labor anticipates a 31% growth in Cybersecurity-related jobs over the next decade.

Businesses across the globe, including Federal agencies such as the CIA and FBI, and state and local government agencies, need experts in online security to help them fight predatory online practices.

The bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity from Ensign College is designed to train and develop the next generation of cyber warriors to defend corporate infrastructure. You'll graduate qualified to fill a variety of industry positions, including: Security Analyst, Security Auditor, Security Consultant, Penetration Tester, Risk Manager, and many more.

FREQUENTLY COMBINED WITH THIS DEGREE
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Translate your passion for problem solving into a career you can be proud of.

DON'T FORGET TO PLAN YOUR COURSES

Have you laid out your course sequencing yet? It’s essential that you meet with your success advisor first thing to ensure that you stay on track. Accumulating too many credits will not only affect your eligibility for financial aid, but also your ability to transfer to another school. So don’t wait. Set yourself up for success by mapping out your required courses from the beginning.

You can reach your success advisor through the Student Success Center at studentsuccesscenter@ensign.edu or 801-524-8151.

Spencer DeGraw
Spencer DeGraw
Program Chair - Information Technology
M.B.A., Information Management, University of Phoenix, 1995

After graduating from BYU with a degree in Information Systems, Mr. DeGraw joined Novell’s software development team. He later went on to get an MBA as he continued to work full-time in technology. He joined the college in 2013 after working 20 years in the private, high technology sector. With practical, real-world experience working for companies like Novell, CA, Symantec, and IBM, he adds a unique business perspective to how students at Ensign College learn about technology.

Office: 801-524-1947
Email: sdegraw2@ensign.edu
Troy R. Beynon
Troy R. Beynon
Department Chair - Digital Technology
Co-Chair - Information Technology
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Security, Boston University, 2016; B.S., Computer Science, Systems Integration, Weber State University, 2007

Troy joined the IT faculty team in 2017, after working in various senior and management level positions in the IT industry. Troy brings a level of passion, engagement, and a unique perspective to help students realize success in their technology and lifelong learning endeavors.

Office: 801-428-6040
Email: tbeynon@ensign.edu

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