Computer Science: Cybersecurity
The internet connects us all, and where information flows, bad actors follow. As a cybersecurity student you can learn to help make the internet a safer place.Information is just as important as the lives it represents. By protecting this information you protect the livelihoods, productivity, privacy, and even sometimes the physical safety of the denizens of the internet.
Current ThreatsLearn from faculty with real-world experience who are active in their field, bringing the latest threats directly from the field to the classroom.
Learn to HackWhitehat hacking and penetration testing are an integral part of cybersecurity. Perform simulated attacks and real-world reconnaissance to better understand the methods attackers use.
A Bright OutlookThe Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 32% growth in jobs for information security analysts between 2018 and 2028, with a median annual salary of $98,530
State of the Art FacilitiesThe Department of Computer Science moved into the new, state-of-the-art Carole and Marcus Weinstein Computer Sciences Center in August 2021. In addition to dedicated, high-tech classrooms, this new facility houses a cyber range, AI/Robotics research lab, makerspace, and eSports gaming room.
Modern Computing LabsThe newly inaugurated, state-of-the-art Carole and Marcus Weinstein Computer Sciences Center houses an AI/Robotics research lab, a Cyber Range, as well as a makerspace with 3d printers and laser/etching printers.
Highest Paying MajorWith a median base salary of $70,000, the Washington Post ranks computer scientists as the highest earners out of college.
Moc Spotlight - Santino Miozzi
Clubs And More
The Florida Southern College Computer Science Club is a community of students who all have a passion for technology and computing. Participating in the Association for Computational Machinery’s International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC), A global competition sponsored by IBM, that challenges the performance of today’s computer science and engineering students.
All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
- A completed application form
- Personal statement
- All official college transcripts
- Social standing form
If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:
- Official high school transcript
- SAT and/or ACT scores
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