In May 2021, a massive cyberattack on the Colonial America pipeline throttled the nation’s fuel supplies, spiking gas prices and costing the company $4.4 million in ransom paid to the attackers. Weeks prior, Colonial America had a job vacancy for a cybersecurity manager. As digital security breaches become a more common occurrence, corporate America is responding by investing more in cybersecurity, a field experiencing a huge labor shortage.
There are over 1.2 million cybersecurity professionals in the North American workforce, and over 4.1 million globally. However, in order to effectively protect the world’s businesses and assets, the global cybersecurity workforce needs to grow by 65 percent.
So, what does this mean for adult learners interested in cybersecurity? You are in demand, and Tiffin University can help launch your career.
Our Master of Science in Cyber Security program is a great way to open the door to this fast-growing, in-demand profession. TU’s approach to cybersecurity is to help you understand the legal and policy sides of cybersecurity, in addition to focusing on your technical skills.
Once you’ve earned your degree, you will understand how cyber incidents occur and how to effectively respond to them. Our program was created in collaboration with cybersecurity experts, ensuring you gain practical, real-world knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a variety of job opportunities.
Not only is a career in cybersecurity worthwhile, it’s rewarding. The median income for information security analysts is $103,590 annually, and the field is projected to continue growing over the next decade.
With classes starting in January, March, May, July, August and October, you can realize your goal of earning an advanced degree sooner than you think.
As a full-time student, you can complete your 10-course degree in under a year, and 44 percent of program participants receive tuition discounts.
To learn more about educational opportunities in this exciting field, contact us today!