Academics

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Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

Why Choose Cyber Security at WIU?

  • State-of-the-art computer labs support teaching and practical experience
  • Student organizations provide networking opportunities with regional employers
  • The curriculum is comprised of courses from several departments to provide students with the theory, tools, technical expertise, and management skills required for a successful career in cyber security
  • Graduates will gain necessary skills through a multidisciplinary approach that will differentiate them resulting in abundant employment opportunities

Potential Job Placements of WIU Graduates

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  • Corporate
  • Government
  • Military
  • Manufacturing

Scholarships

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  • Numerous scholarships for incoming and continuing students in the School of Computer Sciences
  • Special scholarships for women in computing, cyber security, and international students
  • Qualify for up to $40k in automatic scholarships with a GPA of 3.0+ and SAT 1030+/ACT 20+
  • Additional departmental scholarships available