UMA is committed to excellence in the field of Cybersecurity education.

 Cybersecurity at UMA

Started in the fall of 2015, the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree program incorporates a multidisciplinary perspective through a combination of courses that offer a holistic approach to cybersecurity education by providing the opportunity to take courses not only in computer science and technology but also in the humanities, social sciences and ethics.

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. This designation was awarded because the curriculum has been designed to meet stringent academic standards. Learn more >>

The emerging field of cybersecurity is based on an evolving discipline that involves the study of strategy, policy, and standards regarding security of and operations in cyberspace. Topics include threat reduction, vulnerability reduction, deterrence, international engagement, incident response, resiliency, and recovery policies and activities, including computer network operations, information assurance, law enforcement, diplomacy, military, and intelligence missions as they relate to the security and stability of the global information and communications infrastructure. Learn more »

Henry Felch

“The whole goal of the program is to provide a lot of hands-on experience, so that when students graduate, they have skills that can be applied in the workplace on day one.”

Henry Felch
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Cybersecurity