Computer Information Systems | Cybersecurity (bachelor's degree)

Computer Information Systems fundamentals

Network and computer systems administrators install, configure and support an organization’s network systems.

Our comprehensive curriculum emphasizes:

  • network analysis,
  • design,
  • installation,
  • management,
  • security, and
  • troubleshooting

The Computer Information Systems program offers professional certifications through partnerships with software and hardware companies


Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity

Businesses are straining to find experts who can protect their data, computers and networks from an array of threats.

To help meet that need, The University of Akron is offering a bachelor’s degree in CIS Cybersecurity. UA was the first public university in the state to offer such a CIS Cybersecurity degree and is positioned to be the leader in cybersecurity education.

Cybersecurity degree

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to compliment hands-on instructional approach  

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Real-world Experience

The Department of Business and Information Technology has well-equipped computer and network technology labs. The varied hardware and software allows you to experience different systems platforms and applications.

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Recent placements include:

  • Cisco Systems
  • J.M. Smucker Co.
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
  • Lubrizol
  • Go-Jo Industries
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Diebold

Sample Curriculum

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