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Empowering Tomorrow’s Cyber Strategists

In today’s interconnected world, cybersecurity stands as the digital shield protecting our information, privacy, and critical systems. At Mount Mary University, we’re not just teaching cybersecurity –– We’re creating defenders of our shared digital future.

Embark on a transformative journey into the dynamic landscape of digital protection, where you’ll be prepared to tackle the ever-evolving challenges of our tech-driven society. Our educational ethos revolves around empowering you to safeguard our digital world with integrity, innovation, and unwavering dedication.

Features of the Cybersecurity Program

Cybersecurity Boom: There is a soaring demand for cybersecurity professionals and the potential earnings. In addition, the field has a zero-percent unemployment rate and a substantial number of unfilled positions. There are high future salaries as well – $68k for entry-level cybersecurity professionals, with a median annual salary of $102,527 after gaining experience and additional certifications.

Industry Preparedness: Graduates armed with both cybersecurity and IT skills, are positioned for entry-level roles and future career growth with various industry certifications (Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and Certified Forensic Examiner)

Hands-On Experiences: Sudents tackle real-world cybersecurity challenges through courses like “Modern Cybersecurity” and “Cyber Forensics." They will learn programs like Wireshark for network security, Metasploit and Snort for network protection, and password management tools such as LastPass and 1Password.


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Statistics about Cybersecurity

● 0% Unemployment
● By 2025, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs
● Information Security Analyst
○ Job outlook - 2021-2031 (BLS) +35% (7x Nat Avg)

Average Salary

Information Security Analyst
○ Average Salary (No Exp): $81K (Glassdoor)
○ Average Salary (7-9 years): $102K
○ Median Salary: $112K (BLS)

Information Security Manager
○ Average Salary (No Exp): $131K (Glassdoor)
○ Average Salary (7-9 years): $155K

Cybersecurity Analyst
○ Average Salary (No Exp): $83K (Glassdoor)
○ Average Salary (7-9 years): $103K

Cybersecurity Engineer
○ Average Salary (No Exp): $107K (Glassdoor)
○ Average Salary (7-9 years): $135K

At the undergraduate level, Mount Mary welcomes all individuals who identify as women (including cisgender and transgender women), intersex individuals who do not identify as male and non-binary individuals.

Whether you’re coming directly from high school, transferring from another university or jumping back into your education after a hiatus, we make the admissions process easy and streamlined. Contact us to be connected with an admissions counselor for more information.

At Mount Mary, we want to give you as much help as possible in pursuing your dreams. That’s why 100% of full-time, undergraduate Mount Mary students receive an academic scholarship or reduced tuition.

The small size of our university means that each student receives the individualized help that they need. At Mount Mary, you won’t get lost in the shuffle or be treated like a number. Our support services are designed to help you achieve your academic and career goals, and include the following resources:

  • Accessibility Services
  • Advising and Career Development
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Bookstore
  • Business Office
  • Counseling Center
  • Fitness Center
  • IT Services
  • Library
  • Public Safety
  • Registrar's Office
  • Resources for Mothers
  • Student Success Center

With a strong basis in the humanities, Mount Mary focuses on cultivating innovative thinkers. All of our programs incorporate creativity, social justice and leadership to provide students with the knowledge and confidence to transform not just their own futures, but their communities as well. We are a place where women find their voices.

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