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Welcome to Hartwick Cybersecurity


You want to take action to prevent hacks and other cyber attacks. You see a career protecting businesses, governments, municipalities and individuals from online threats.

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Here’s what makes our cybersecurity program stand out:

  • Learn how to analyze, prevent and respond to threats and attacks.
  • Experience flexible learning that integrates online or virtual coursework with face-to-face interaction.
  • Align your interests with internships, real-world work experiences and J Term courses.
  • Work alongside alumni in the field to develop your professional network.

Many Career Paths

With a projected growth of 32 percent over the next 10 years and a median salary of $112,000 (Bureau of Labor Statistics) there are so many ways to put your cybersecurity degree to work in the public and private sectors:

  • Fraud and securities analyst
  • Networking engineer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Digital Forensics Examiner
  • Penetration Tester


  • Start with a firm foundation in codes, databases and network administration.
  • Explore ethical hacking, crime prevention and cyber forensics.
  • Co-curricular coursework across Physical and Life sciences, as well as Arts and Humanities, prepare you to fully understand and prevent threats.
  • Delve into research on a topic you’re passionate about, then present your findings at Hartwick’s Student Showcase.


Howard Lichtman

Professor and Department Chair of Computer Science

Romas Hada, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer & Information Sciences

Weian Wang

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Kyle Britton

Lecturer in Computer & Information Sciences