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Cybersecurity Education Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Virginia Tech's College of Engineering offers and undergraduate minor in Cyberesecurity and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will soon offer an undergraduate major in Networks and Cybersecurity.

  • Engineering Minor in Cybersecurity
  • BS in Computer Engineering – Cyber Operations Track
  • BS in Computer Engineering – Major in Networks and Cybersecurity
  • BS/MS Program – CyberCorps Scholarship for Service
  • BS in Business - Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (BIT-Cyber) option in Metro Washington D.C. area
  • BS in Business - Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (BIT-Cyber) option in Blacksburg, VA

Graduate Programs

Virginia Tech offers Masters and Doctoral degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science based both at the main campus in Blacksburg and in Falls Church.

  • MS and PhD in Computer Science with Cybersecurity Track
  • MEng, MS, and PhD in Computer Engineering with Cybersecurity Track
  • Masters of Information Technology with Cybersecurity Tracks (Online)
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance Engineering

Student Club

Virginia Tech's student cybersecurity club, VTCSec, provides a venue for students outside the classroom to engage in cybersecurity events, talks, and competitions.

The Cyber Security Club @ Virginia Tech

A student organization in Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Virginia Tech founded in Spring 2011 with the goal of encouraging and expanding the study of cyber security and related fields. We aim to develop awareness and expertise in all areas of cyber security including physical, social, hardware, and software.

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Workforce Development Programs

Workforce Development Programs

There are several several organizations who work with Cyber@VT to cultivate a pipeline of future national security and cybersecurity professionals. Students receive mentorship though lectures and projects to prepare them for possible internships and employment.

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Cyber@VT administrates a variety of scholarships open to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in national security.