Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity

Department of Computer Science

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Cybersecurity
Hours: 120


Delivery Options:

On-Campus       Online*
*Ask your advisor about the fully-online option

Degree Description

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Cybersecurity at Lamar University is designed to help you increase awareness of the growing threats facing organizations, governments and individuals. This program provides you with lifelong skills and the ability to defeat adversaries. 

Why Study Cybersecurity at Lamar? 

Receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cybersecurity at LU will give you the opportunity to participate in stipend-based undergraduate research, along with potential intern opportunities. 

Cybersecurity is part of LU's Department of Computer Science, which offers state-of-the-art equipment, ABET accreditation, small classes with a good ratio between student and instructors and professors with strong research credentials as well as a lifetime commitment to quality teaching and service. 

Watch the faculty interview to learn more about computer science and physics degree programs at LU.

Career Paths

After graduation with a degree in cybersecurity, you can expect to find your skills in high demand. You will have an opportunity to work for the government, military, private corporations, banks, etc.  

Primary Careers

Information security, forensic science, security software development

Career Areas

  • Analyst or specialist 
  • Software engineer 
  • IT specialist 
  • Information specialist 

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Government agencies
  • Schools and universities
  • Technology companies
  • Pharmaceutical and medical companies
  • Industrial manufacturers
  • Chemical and refining industry

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Jane Liu
Dr. Sujing Wang
Assistant Professor