September 15

CEHC Cybersecurity Major


CEHC Cybersecurity Major

A New Major for Social Science and Technology students at SUNY Albany

With growing concern over national security in general and cyber security in particular, University at Albany, State University of New York has become the first university to award a bachelor’s degree to majors in: Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity.

The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity (CEHC) assembles leading scholars and professionals across disciplines to act as both classroom teachers and internship providers so that students acquire relevant hands-on and real-world experience in the field. Partnering with public agencies, private companies, and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency services, students will engage in training opportunities that simulate possible real life threats. Students in this degree program will be able to choose from a wide array of courses, including: risk analysis, public administration and policy, computer security, digital forensics, extreme weather, and health preparedness.

Students in CEHC will be expected to complete a research project, an internship, a senior capstone project with an external client, and training in the private and non-profit sector.

Interested students may visit: for further information.

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