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Cybercrime & Homeland Security, BS

Are you interested in fighting cybercrimes that threaten businesses and individuals across the globe?

As cyber threats continue to grow, so does the need for individuals with the skills and training to understand and investigate cybercrimes. If you want to be a part of the solution, this major is for you!

Through rigorous academics and real-world learning opportunities, you will be well-prepared to evaluate and manage a variety of complex cybersecurity incidents and threats.

Why choose Scranton for your BS in Cybercrime & Homeland Security?

  • Our Cyber-Forensics and Cybersecurity Labs provide an immersive experience that significantly enhances our students' technological and analytical capabilities.
  • Small class sizes and extensive hands-on learning in state-of-the-art settings
  • 99% of incoming first-year students receive financial aid through scholarships and need-based grants. 

Career Outlook

  • Employment of Information Security Analysts is projected to grow by 35% through 2031, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. 
  • The median annual salary for Information Security Analysts in 2021 was $102,600.


  • Forbes, MONEY magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Barron's have all recognized Scranton for its value. 

  • A report by The Economist ranks Scranton No. 22 in the nation for the impact a Scranton education has on the earnings of its graduates.

  • The University of Scranton is consistently ranked as one of the "best colleges in the nation" by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report

Apply Today!

  • Apply online for free using The Common Application.

  • Accepted applicants are automatically reviewed for scholarships and notified in their acceptance letter if they receive one; no separate application is required.

  • We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible. Regular decision notifications are made on a rolling basis.

  • Need more information before applying? Request information here.

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I am so in love with this place and these people. The sense of community here is like no other community I have ever been a part of. I have not only developed as a student and a thinker but much more importantly, as a person.

Courtney Loughlin '19