Cybersecruity

Cybersecurity

Launched during the Fall 2019 semester, Cybersecurity is the major for those who enjoy finding the flaws in any system, software or otherwise.  At Wentworth, you will refine those skills and then learn how to design and develop solutions that ensure no one else can exploit the flaws.  You will also gain applied experience with the entire security process from incident response and forensics, to offensive and defensive security, to policy and management.  As a graduate of this program, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the broad field of Cybersecurity and will be ready for jobs across the cyber industry.

Career Planning

Cybersecurity careers often begin with general IT experience. Here are some entry level jobs that can lead to a cybersecurity career:

  • SOC Analyst
  • Secure Software Engineer
  • Network Operations Center Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Administrator or Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Technician
  • Security Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Junior Penetration Tester

Future Career Opportunities

  • Security Architect
  • Security Consultant
  • Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker (mid to senior level)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Use this tool to explore Cybersecurity career pathways: https://www.cyberseek.org/pathway.html

 

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Career Outcomes

The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.

View our comprehensive Class of 2019 report here. Find the Class of 2018 report here, the Class of 2017 report here, the Class of 2016 report here, and the Class of 2015 report here.

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Quality
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Fields of Study
  • Degree Types

First Destination

First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates.  At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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