Upon completion of the degree requirements of this program, students are expected to be highly trained professionals in the field of cybersecurity.
This program has been designed in a way that gives the department the flexibility to adapt the curricula and make necessary modifications in order to meet the needs of students wishing to become specialists in various fields of cybersecurity, as well as the needs of students looking to pursue higher studies in the same field or in other related fields. In order to accomplish this, the cybersecurity program focuses on the key findings that must be adhered to by providing a flexible multi-directional framework, which aims to provide an opportunity to delve into one of the relevant branches of knowledge and meet the labor market need for graduates with sufficient skills in these professions and career paths.
Departmental graduation requirements:
In addition to the university requirements and college requirements, the student must pass (80) credit hours, distributed as follows (68) credit hours as compulsory major requirements, and (12) hours as elective major requirements.
Possible Fields of work for Graduates:
There are many fields in which graduates can work, including, an expert in encryption and securing electronic transactions, a cybersecurity expert, a cybersecurity specialist, an expert in protecting electronic penetrations, an analyst for various security systems for companies, a cybersecurity analyst, an employee protecting and defending systems and devices from penetration and piracy, An expert in protecting the national information network from various electronic attacks, a cryptography expert, and other jobs that keep pace with the latest scientific developments in the labor market.