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Cybersecurity Programs and Resources at Seton Hall University

Cybersecurity professionals work on the front lines to keep everything from our bank accounts to top military secrets safe. In recent years, the world has increasingly conducted business, shopping, education, and other communications virtually. The result: an explosion of highly paid jobs and new career paths in this often overlooked industry.

Seton Hall University is proud to offer a wealth of academic programs, events and resources to prepare students for a successful career in cybersecurity and to further strengthen this in-demand skillset among experienced professionals.

Undergraduate, Graduate and Certificate Programs

  • NEW Cybersecurity for Professionals in National Security and Corporate Intelligence
    Offered by the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, this course provides participants an opportunity to learn and understand various facets of Cybersecurity such as history and trends, introduction to malware, threat landscape, insider threats, attack vectors and how to avoid associated pitfalls by applying necessary security principles. Learn more »
     
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
    Seton Hall University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity prepares students to protect computer and information systems against unauthorized access or attack. They’ll learn how to lead businesses in a secure way, safeguard the privacy of individuals, address regulatory requirements and protect against malicious activity. Learn more »
     
  • M.S. Data Science (online)
    Students in the online Data Science program, with its strong focus on computer science, statistics and applied mathematics, will graduate with the knowledge and competencies required to become data science and analytics professionals. They'll also gain skills in cloud computing technology and in Tableau, allowing them to pursue certification in both Amazon Web Services and Tableau. Learn more »
     
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (online)
    This program provides the skills and knowledge that data analysts need to succeed. Students learn how to analyze and visualize complex data with industry-standard applications, including Tableau and programming languages such as R and Python. The program also trains students to communicate information clearly and effectively through graphic depictions that stimulate and encourage viewer engagement. Learn more »
     
  • M.S.J. in Privacy Law and Cyber Security (online)
    This master's-level law degree is designed for professionals who need to grapple with the implementation of complex privacy rules. Courses cover current laws and practices that impact privacy rights, and professionals who complete the coursework will be poised to recognize and respond to privacy risks within their organizations. Knowledge of privacy laws and norms, coupled with awareness of cyber security issues, will enable employees to mitigate risk and proactively deal with threats. Learn more »
     
  • Graduate Certificate in Privacy Law and Cyber Security (online)
    Professionals develop skills needed to interpret and respond to increasingly complex privacy rules by studying case law and completing interactive projects. Courses cover current laws and practices that impact privacy rights, development of privacy laws and norms, and cyber security issues. A Certificate in Privacy Law & Cyber Security can be completed in 24 weeks and will be awarded upon completion of three courses. Learn more »
     
  • Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program (online)
    Seton Hall Law's Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program is a 4-day intensive review of global privacy and cybersecurity laws and compliance standards. Program participants explore legal and compliance standards, and have opportunities to interact with each other and with faculty on case studies involving risk management, privacy by design, and data breach response. The Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program is suitable for legal, compliance, and other professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge and credentials in the vital and rapidly developing field of privacy and cybersecurity compliance. Learn more »

Annual Cybersecurity Conference: Friday, October 14, 2022

The first of its kind in New Jersey, this event connects students and university faculty and administrators with cybersecurity business leaders. Specifically, the conference:

  • Raises awareness of cybersecurity career opportunities for higher education students and new college graduates and convey the appeal of cybersecurity careers
  • Informs students and business leaders about university cybersecurity programs
  • Enables business leaders to collaborate with academia to fill cybersecurity job openings by tapping into new avenues of recruitment at universities
  • Provides students and new grads seeking internships and full-time positions with networking opportunities with employers

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Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity 

In New Jersey alone, there are over 15,000 available jobs in the cybersecurity industry, and more than 714,000 positions available nationwide. Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 33 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. Jobs are available to students from a wide range of academic disciplines. 

Top Cybersecurity Job Titles in New Jersey:

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Network Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • Penetration & Vulnerability Tester
  • Systems Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Director

Sources:
www.bls.gov
www.cyberseek.org