Majors & Programs of Study

Computer & Information Systems Security Emphasis (AAS)

The computer and information systems security emphasis associate degree is recommended for students with an interest in information systems security. The program provides a solid foundation in network administration and internships that help students apply their studies in real-world settings. Interested students may continue their studies beyond an AAS, as this degree integrates with SUU’s four-year bachelor of science in information systems.

POINTS of DISTINCTION

  • Hands-on experience with industry through internship, service learning and community service
  • State-of-the-art general and specialized labs and computerized classrooms
  • Opportunities to get involved in professional clubs
  • Education that is aligned with industry standards
  • Highly qualified and friendly professors
  • Personalized classroom attention

POSSIBLE CAREERS

Network security professional (Ethical Hacker), security analyst, infrastructure administrator, security consultant, technical support analyst, PC hardware technician, computer consultant and computer programmer

AVAILABLE RESOURCES

State-of-the-art computer labs, including a networking lab where students can install and configure network servers, clients and other hardware. Students also have access to specialized labs with computer forensics software and computer security software/tools.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

The Computer Club is involved on campus in many club/university events. Members also hold game nights throughout each semester.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Spotlight

Name: Robert Robertson

Class of: 1993, Bachelor of Arts from Portland State University

1997, Masters of Business Administration from University of Portland

2008, PhD in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University

Current Job: Assistant Professor of Information Systems  and Interim Chair for Department of CSIS

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