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Meet a Critical Need


Learn to fight 21st-century cybercrime in Bridgewater State University’s new Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics.

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, the need for highly trained cybersecurity professionals becomes increasingly important. Jobs in this field are expected to grow 32 percent through 2032, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A shortage of trained cyber professionals is already being felt. There are more than 20,000 unfilled, high-paying cybersecurity positions in Massachusetts alone. Nationally, there are about 750,000 open jobs in cybersecurity.

Armed with our cybersecurity degree, you will be ready to start a lucrative and exciting career in cybersecurity. We are committed to training cybersecurity experts and diversifying the field.

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Exceptional Classroom Learning

Classes are taught by full-time faculty members who are experienced and passionate about fighting cybercrime.
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State-of-the-Art Facilities

Learn in our new Cyber Range where you can train to handle real-world-based simulated cyberattacks.
Students in the Cyber Range

Hands-On Internship Opportunities

Work alongside cybersecurity professionals as an apprentice in our Security Operations Center (SOC), which is currently being built, and monitor, detect and respond to real cyber attacks.

Housed in our Computer Science Department, our cybersecurity major is designed in consideration of both the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) accreditation standards and CAE-CDE designation requirements. This means you will be provided with comprehensive coverage of essential knowledge, technology and skills in both cybersecurity and digital forensics areas.

Upon graduation, you will be able to conduct yourself ethically and work toward solutions in cybersecurity and digital forensics fields by integrating broad knowledge and fundamental skills. Our cybersecurity major sets you on the path to pursue opportunities for professional development and graduate studies through life-long learning.

Named a 2024 Best College in America by The Wall Street Journal based on return on investment, Bridgewater offers a high-quality education at an affordable price.

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